of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 The Human Rights Act, chapter H-11 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding after subsection 5(3) the following:
5.1(1) No contract of automobile, life, accident, sickness or disability insurance shall differentiate, make a distinction, exclusion, preference or discriminate against any person because of age or geographic region.
5.1(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a limitation, specification, exclusion, denial or preference because of age or geographic region shall be permitted if such limitation, specification, exclusion, denial or preference is based upon a bona fide and reasonable ground as determined by the Commission.