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Contents (1977 - 48)
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Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 No 48
Current version for 13 August 2018 to date (accessed 25 June 2019 at 21:42)
Part 9 Division 2 Subdivision 4
Subdivision 4 Declining of complaints during investigation
92   President may decline complaint during investigation
(1)  If at any stage of the President’s investigation of a complaint:
(a)  the President is satisfied that:
(i)  the complaint, or part of the complaint, is frivolous, vexatious, misconceived or lacking in substance, or
(ii)  the conduct alleged, or part of the conduct alleged, if proven, would not disclose the contravention of a provision of this Act or the regulations, or
(iii)  the nature of the conduct alleged is such that further action by the President in relation to the complaint, or any part of the complaint, is not warranted, or
(iv)  another more appropriate remedy has been, is being, or should be, pursued in relation to the complaint or part of the complaint, or
(v)  the subject-matter of the complaint has been, is being, or should be, dealt with by another person or body, or
(vi)  the respondent has taken appropriate steps to remedy or redress the conduct, or part of the conduct, complained of, or
(vii)  it is not in the public interest to take any further action in respect of the complaint or any part of the complaint, or
(b)  the President is satisfied that for any other reason no further action should be taken in respect of the complaint, or part of the complaint,
the President may, by notice in writing addressed to the complainant, decline the complaint or part of the complaint.
(2)  The President, in a notice under this section, is to advise the complainant of:
(a)  the reason for declining the complaint or part of the complaint, and
(b)  the rights of the complainant under sections 93A and 96.