Section 6 Application

(1) Only persons have human rights. All persons have the human rights set out in Part 2.

Note Corporations do not have human rights.

(2) This Charter applies to—

(a) the Parliament, to the extent that the Parliament has functions under Divisions 1 and 2 or Part 3; and

(b) courts and tribunals, to the extent that they have functions under Part 2 and Division 3 of Part 3; and
(c) public authorities, to the extent that they have functions under Division 4 of Part 3.


(3) Subsection (2) does not take away from or limit—

(a) any other function conferred by this Charter on an entity specified in subsection (2); or

(b) any function conferred on any other entity by this Charter.


(4) This Charter binds the Crown in right of Victoria and, so far as the legislative power of the Parliament permits, the Crown in all its other capacities.