Section 74: Employers’ and principals’ liability
252.Section 74 has the effect that an employer is liable for the acts of his employees, whether or not he knew or approved of those acts. Similarly, a principal will be liable for the acts of his agent.
253.An employer will not be liable if he can prove that he took all reasonable steps to ensure that the employee could not perform the discriminatory act.
254.This section will not apply to the offence of making a false statement in relation to a discriminatory advertisement under section 54.