Equity Plan and Policy

Reasonable and justifiable measures

56(1) Subject to subsection (2), it is not a contravention of this Act for a person to adopt or implement a reasonable and justifiable measure:

(a) that is designed to prevent disadvantages that are likely to be suffered by, or to eliminate or reduce disadvantages that are suffered by, any group of

individuals if those disadvantages would be or are based on or related to one or more prohibited grounds; and

(b) that achieves or is reasonably likely to achieve that objective.

(2) If a program has been approved or ordered pursuant to section 55, a measure mentioned in subsection (1) must comply with the terms and conditions of that program.