Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Commons

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Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74)
     1. After section 27(1) of the 1976 Act (extent of Part III), there is inserted-
    "(1A) In its application in relation to granting entry clearance (within the meaning of the Immigration Act 1971) section 19B applies in relation to acts done outside the United Kingdom, as well as those done within Great Britain."
     2. In section 53(1) of that Act (restriction of proceedings for breach of Act), after first "Act" there is inserted "or section 65 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999".
     3. After section 53(3) of that Act (judicial review to be available for government appointments outside the employment field), there is added-
    "(4) Subsections (2) and (3) do not, except so far as provided by section 76, apply to any act which is unlawful by virtue of section 76(4)."
     4. In section 73(1)(b) of that Act (power to amend certain provisions of Act), after "or (2)," there is inserted "19B,".
     5. After section 75(1) of that Act (application to Crown etc.) there is inserted-
    "(1A) For the avoidance of doubt, subsection (1) does not, in particular, apply to sections 19B and 76 (which expressly apply to acts done by certain public authorities)."
     6. In section 75(3) of that Act for "section 16" there is substituted "sections 76A and 76B".
     7. In section 78(1) of that Act (general interpretation provisions), at the appropriate places, there are inserted-
    ""body" includes an unincorporated association;"
    ""criminal investigation" has the meaning given by section 57(4B);" and
 {d3}" "criminal proceedings" includes-
      (a) proceedings before a court-martial constituted under the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act 1955 or the Naval Discipline Act 1957 or a disciplinary court constituted under section 52G of the Act of 1957;
      (b) proceedings before the Courts-Martial Appeal Court; and
      (c) proceedings before a Standing Civilian Court;".
Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33)
     8. In section 65(3) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (acts made unlawful by section 6(1) of the Human Rights Act 1998) after "Kingdom," there is inserted "racially discriminated against him or".
     9. In section 65(5) of the Act of 1999-
    (a) after "concerned" there is inserted "-
    (a) racially discriminated against the appellant; or
    (b) "; and
    (b) for "that ground" there is substituted "the ground in question".
     10. For the side-note to section 65 of that Act, there is substituted "Racial discrimination and breach of human rights."
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