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Malta

To sanction the failure to respect the disability quota under the Persons with Disability (Employment) Act

An Act to regulate the compulsory addition of one member with Disability to various entities which are governed by Maltese Law

Recognition of right of each person to their gender identity and its free development

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics
The setting up of the Human Rights and Equality Commission, and updating the anti-discrimination and equality standards by the new Equality Act.
Date: 17 February 2015. Topics
Amendments to the Equal Treatment in Employment Regulations making it illegal for employers to discriminate against transgender individuals, on the grounds of sex.
Launching of a Consultation process for the strengthening of Human rights and equality legislation.
Date: 19 November 2014. Topics
Setting up of LGBT Consultative Council for advice regarding matters relating to LGBT rights.
Date: 19 November 2014. Topics
An Act to regulate civil unions and to provide for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto particularly the introduction of the registration of a partnership as a civil union including between two persons of the same sex.
An act to amend the Constitution of Malta so as to include sexual orientation and gender identity among the grounds of prohibited discrimination.
Date: 19 November 2014. Topics

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 28 August 2014. Topics
The National Commission Persons with Disability (“KNPD”) filed a judicial application in court against the Malta Football Association (“MFA”) in order that the Court may take action against MFA’s failure to provide facilities that would ensure adequate access by persons with disabilities to all areas of Malta’s national football stadium. The KNPD claimed that by failing to provide adequate access to all the stadium’s facilities, MFA was violating the applicable legal provisions related to equal opportunities.
To amplify and consolidate the laws relating to discrimination in Malta, which apart from sex and family responsibilities shall also include religion or belief, age, race or ethnic origin, sexual orientation and gender identity; moreover the interests of self-employed persons and the spouses of the latter shall also be protected
To amplify and consolidate the laws relating to discrimination in Malta, which apart from sex and family responsibilities shall also include religion or belief, age, race or ethnic origin, sexual orientation and gender identity; moreover the interests of self-employed persons and the spouses of the latter shall also be protected
Date: 21 August 2012. Topics

To widen and strengthen the laws combating discrimination on the grounds of physical and/or mental disability and to open up opportunities for better social integration of persons with such disabilities

European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 6/7 | October 2008
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 5 | July 2007
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 4 | November 2006
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 2 | October 2005
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 1 | April 2005
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics

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