Wednesday, 19 September 2007

Equality

How to express equality...now thats hard.

People who do not accept you just becasue you look different or have a different way of life aren't worth bothering about. Usually if they can't accept you it means their jealous or just been brought up that way....either way there useless and shouldn't be thought about twice.

Equality Act 2006

2006 CHAPTER 3

CONTENTS
Go to Preamble


Part 1
The Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The Commission
1. Establishment
2. Constitution, &c.
3. General duty
4. Strategic plan
5. Strategic plan: consultation
6. Disclosure
7. Scotland: human rights

Duties
8. Equality and diversity
9. Human rights
10. Groups
11. Monitoring the law
12. Monitoring progress

General powers
13. Information, advice, &c.
14. Codes of practice
15. Codes of practice: supplemental
16. Inquiries
17. Grants
18. Human rights
19. Groups

Enforcement powers
20. Investigations
21. Unlawful act notice
22. Action plans
23. Agreements
24. Applications to court
25. Application to restrain unlawful advertising, pressure, &c.
26. Section 25: supplemental
27. Conciliation
28. Legal assistance
29. Legal assistance: costs
30. Judicial review and other legal proceedings
31. Public sector duties: assessment
32. Public sector duties: compliance notice

Interpretation
33. Equality and human rights enactments
34. Unlawful
35. General
Dissolution of Existing Commissions
36. Dissolution
37. Transfer of property, &c.
38. Transfer of property: supplemental

Miscellaneous
39. Orders and regulations
40. Consequential amendments
41. Transitional: the Commission
42. Transitional: functions of the dissolved Commissions
43. Transitional: rented housing in Scotland

Part 2
Discrimination on grounds of religion or belief

Key concepts

44. Religion and belief
45. Discrimination
Prohibited discrimination
46. Goods, facilities and services
47. Premises
48. Section 47: exceptions
49. Educational establishments
50. Section 49: exceptions
51. Local education authorities and education authorities
52. Public authorities: general

Other unlawful acts
53. Discriminatory practices
54. Discriminatory advertisements
55. Instructing or causing discrimination

General exceptions
56. Statutory requirements
57. Organisations relating to religion or belief
58. Charities relating to religion or belief
59. Faith schools, &c.
60. Membership requirement
61. Education, training and welfare
62. Care within family
63. National security
64. Amendment of exceptions

Enforcement
65. Restriction of proceedings
66. Claim of unlawful action
67. Immigration
68. Remedies
69. Timing
70. Information
71. National security
72. Validity and revision of contracts

General
73. Aiding unlawful acts
74. Employers' and principals' liability
75. Police, &c.
76. Indirect provision of benefit, &c.
77. Employment Equality Regulations
78. Crown application
79. Interpretation
80. Territorial application

Part 3
Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation

81. Regulations
82. Regulations for Northern Ireland


Part 4
Public Functions


Sex discrimination

83. Prohibition of discrimination
84. General duty to promote equality, &c.
85. Specific duties
86. Codes of practice
87. National security
Disability discrimination
88. General duty: exceptions
89. National security
Race discrimination
90. National security

Part 5
General

91. Repeals
92. Crown application
93. Commencement
94. Extent
95. Short title

Schedule 1
The Commission: Constitution, &c.

Part 1
Constitution

Part 2
Proceedings

Part 3
Money

Part 4
Status, &c.


Part 5
Disability Committee

Schedule 2
Inquiries, Investigations and Assessments

Schedule 3
Amendments Consequential on Part 1

Schedule 4
Repeals

An Act to make provision for the establishment of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights; to dissolve the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Commission for Racial Equality and the Disability Rights Commission; to make provision about discrimination on grounds of religion or belief; to enable provision to be made about discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation; to impose duties relating to sex discrimination on persons performing public functions; to amend the Disability Discrimination Act 1995; and for connected purposes.
[16th February 2006]
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—..........

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