Section 54.1 Canadian Human Rights Act 1985 is about Definitions. It is under Inquiries into Complaints of Part III (Discriminatory Practices and General Provisions) of the Act.
(1) In this section,
designated groups has the meaning assigned in section 3 of the Employment Equity Act; and (groupes désignés)
employer means a person who or organization that discharges the obligations of an employer under the Employment Equity Act. (employeur)
Limitation of order re employment equity
(2) Where a Tribunal finds that a complaint against an employer is substantiated, it may not make an order pursuant to subparagraph 53(2)(a)(i) requiring the employer to adopt a special program, plan or arrangement containing
(a) positive policies and practices designed to ensure that members of designated groups achieve increased representation in the employer’s workforce; or
(b) goals and timetables for achieving that increased representation.
(3) For greater certainty, subsection (2) shall not be construed as limiting the power of a Tribunal, under paragraph 53(2)(a), to make an order requiring an employer to cease or otherwise correct a discriminatory practice.