Equity legislation, declarations, and conventions

Equity related policies, procedures and guidelines are informed by legislation, declarations, and conventions, including those listed below. These help us to ensure we are meeting national and international requirements and expectations.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi


Education and Training Act 2020

Employment Relations Act 2000

Equal Pay Act 1972

Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994

Human Rights Act 1993

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

New Zealand Sign Language Act 2006

Privacy Act 2020

Copyright (Marrakesh Treaty Implementation) Amendment Act 2019

The Marrakesh Treaty allows international sharing of books and other literary works by authorised entities in formats accessible for people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print-disabled.

International declarations and conventions