MANITOBA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS’ POLICY

POLICY # I-13

version 1.0
Previously # L-4

SECTION: Interpretation

Effective date: February 6, 2002

SUBJECT: DEFINING RELIGIOUS BELIEF


Purpose

This policy is intended to assist in the understanding and application of The Human Rights Code ("The Code"). Where there is any conflict between this policy and the Code, the Code prevails.

Context

Section 9(2)(d) will be interpreted to include the presence or absence of a religion, creed, religious belief, religious association or religious activity.

 

APPROVED BY:

"Janet Baldwin"
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Chairperson

April 16, 2002
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Date