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Canadian Human Rights Act

Version of section 25 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-03-12:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

conviction for which a pardon has been granted

état de personne graciée

conviction for which a pardon has been granted means a conviction of an individual for an offence in respect of which a pardon has been granted by any authority under law and, if granted or issued under the Criminal Records Act, has not been revoked or ceased to have effect; (état de personne graciée)



disability means any previous or existing mental or physical disability and includes disfigurement and previous or existing dependence on alcohol or a drug; (déficience)

employee organization

organisation syndicale

employee organization includes a trade union or other organization of employees or a local, the purposes of which include the negotiation of terms and conditions of employment on behalf of employees; (organisation syndicale)

employer organization

organisation patronale

employer organization means an organization of employers the purposes of which include the regulation of relations between employers and employees; (organisation patronale)



employment includes a contractual relationship with an individual for the provision of services personally by the individual; (emploi)



Tribunal means the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal established by section 48.1. (Tribunal)

  • R.S., 1985, c. H-6, s. 25
  • 1992, c. 22, s. 13
  • 1998, c. 9, s. 19

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