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Code of Good Practice

Amended Code of Good Practice on the Handling of Sexual Harassment Cases in the Workplace

1. Introduction


1.1 The objective of this code is to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace.


1.2 This code provides appropriate procedures to deal with sexual harassment and prevent its recurrence.


1.3 This code encourages and promotes the development and implementation of policies and procedures that will lead to the creation of workplaces that are free of sexual harassment, where employers and employees respect one another's integrity and dignity, their privacy, and their right to equity in the workplace.