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Equality Bill [HL]
Schedule 3 — Amendments Consequential on Part 1

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(a)   

the words “and notices”, and

(b)   

the words “(1) and”.

Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 (c. 47)

39    (1)  

The Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 shall be amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 4(2) (sums which may be paid out of the Scottish Legal Aid Fund),

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after paragraph (ab) insert—

“(ac)   

any sums payable by the Board under section 17(2D) of this

Act;”.

      (3)  

In section 17 (contributions and payments out of property recovered), after

subsection (2B) insert—

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“(2C)   

Subsection (2D) below applies where, after applying sums paid to

the Board under subsection (2A) above in respect of the expenses of

any party in any proceedings—

(a)   

there is a surplus in the Fund on the account of the party; and

(b)   

the party received, in respect of the same proceedings,

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assistance from the Commission for Equality and Human

Rights under section 28 of the Equality Act 2005 (c. 00)

(power of the Commission to provide legal assistance).

(2D)   

The Board shall apply the surplus to pay to the Commission any

sums due to it under section 29(2) of that Act (Commission’s

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entitlement to recover expenses incurred in providing assistance) in

respect of the assistance provided by it to the party.”

Employment Act 1989 (c. 38)

40         

In section 28(2) of the Employment Act 1989 (orders) for “Equal

Opportunities Commission” substitute “Commission for Equality and

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Human Rights”.

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)

41         

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 shall be amended as follows.

42         

At the end of section 16B (discriminatory advertisements) add—

“(5)   

Proceedings in respect of a contravention of subsection (1) may be

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brought only—

(a)   

by the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, and

(b)   

in accordance with section 25 of the Equality Act 2005.”

43         

At the end of section 16C (instructions and pressure to discriminate) add—

“(4)   

Proceedings in respect of a contravention of this section may be

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brought only—

(a)   

by the Commission for Equality and Human Rights, and

(b)   

in accordance with section 25 of the Equality Act 2005.”

44         

Section 17B (proceedings by Disability Rights Commission) shall cease to

have effect.

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45         

Section 28 (conciliation services) shall cease to have effect.

 

 

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46         

In sections 28C(4) and 28T(2) (non-discrimination in education) for “section

53A.” substitute “section 14 of the Equality Act 2005.”

47         

Section 31B (conciliation services) shall cease to have effect.

48         

In section 49D(5) for “Disability Rights Commission” substitute

“Commission for Equality and Human Rights”.

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49         

Sections 49E and 49F (public authorities: enforcement) shall cease to have

effect.

50         

Section 49H (let property: conciliation of disputes) shall cease to have effect.

51         

Section 53A (codes of practice) shall cease to have effect.

52         

In section 67(5)(b) (regulations and orders) omit the words “53A(6)(a)”.

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53         

In section 68(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “regulations” omit the

words “to 49F”.

54         

In section 70(5A) for “7B, 49G, 49H and 53A(1D) and (1E)” substitute “7B and

49G”.

55    (1)  

For paragraph 6(2) of Schedule 3 (enforcement) substitute—

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    “(2)  

Where, in relation to proceedings or prospective proceedings

under section 25, the dispute concerned is referred for conciliation

in pursuance of arrangements under section 27 of the Equality Act

2005 before the end of the period of six months mentioned in sub-

paragraph (1), the period allowed by that sub-paragraph shall be

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extended by three months.”

      (2)  

In each of paragraphs 10(2) and 13(2) of Schedule 3 (enforcement) —

(a)   

for “section 28” or “section 31B” substitute “section 27 of the Equality

Act 2005”, and

(b)   

for “two months.” substitute “three months.”

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Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (c. 17)

56         

After section 21(1)(gb) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (jurisdiction

of Employment Appeal Tribunal) insert—

“(gc)   

the Equality Act 2005,”.

Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 (c. 49)

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57         

In section 8A(4)(a) of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, for

“Commission for Racial Equality;” substitute “Commission for Equality and

Human Rights;”.

Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c. 17)

58         

The Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 shall cease to have effect.

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Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

59         

In Part VI of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public

bodies) omit the references to—

(a)   

the Commission for Racial Equality,

 

 

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Schedule 4 — Repeals

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(b)   

the Disability Rights Commission, and

(c)   

the Equal Opportunities Commission.

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (c. 24)

60         

In Schedule 4 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

(disclosure)—

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(a)   

paragraphs 13, 14 and 46 shall cease to have effect, and

(b)   

after paragraph 53A insert—

   

“Equality Act 2005

   

53B       Section 6 of the Equality Act 2005.”

Schedule 4

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Section 89

 

Repeals

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

In Part II of Schedule 1, the reference to the

 
  

Disability Rights Commission.

 
 

Parliamentary Commissioner

In Schedule 2, the references to the Commission

 

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Act 1967 (c. 13)

for Racial Equality, the Disability Rights

 
  

Commission and the Equal Opportunities

 
  

Commission.

 
 

Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)

In Schedule 1, the references to the Commission

 
  

for Racial Equality, the Disability Rights

 

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Commission and the Equal Opportunities

 
  

Commission.

 
 

House of Commons

In Part II of Schedule 1, the references to the

 
 

Disqualification Act 1975

Commission for Racial Equality, the

 
 

(c. 24)

Disability Rights Commission and the Equal

 

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Opportunities Commission.

 
  

In Part III of Schedule 1, the references to an

 
  

Additional Commissioner of the Commission

 
  

for Racial Equality and an Additional

 
  

Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities

 

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Commission.

 
 

Northern Ireland Assembly

In Part II of Schedule 1, the references to the

 
 

Disqualification Act 1975

Commission for Racial Equality, the

 
 

(c. 25)

Disability Rights Commission and the Equal

 
  

Opportunities Commission.

 

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In Part III of Schedule 1, the references to an

 
  

Additional Commissioner of the Commission

 
  

for Racial Equality and an Additional

 
  

Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities

 
  

Commission.

 

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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Part VI.

 
 

(c. 65)

Sections 67 to 73.

 
  

Section 75.

 
  

Section 76(3) and (4).

 
  

Section 76D.

 

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Section 76E.

 
 

(c. 65)—cont.

In section 81(1) the words “and 59(2)”.

 
  

In section 81(2) the words “, 59(2)”.

 
  

In section 82(1) the definitions of “formal

 

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investigation” and “non-discrimination

 
  

notice”.

 
  

In section 82(4) the words—

 
  

(a)     “a non-discrimination notice or”,

 
  

(b)    “notice or”, and

 

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(c)     the words from “and for this purpose” to

 
  

the end of the subsection.

 
  

Schedule 3.

 
 

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

Part VII.

 
  

Sections 58 to 64.

 

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Section 66.

 
  

Sections 71C to 71E.

 
  

Section 68(3), (3A)(c), (4) and (5).

 
  

In section 74(1), the words “(except section

 
  

50(2)(a))”.

 

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Section 74(5).

 
  

In section 78(1) the definitions of “formal

 
  

investigation” and “non-discrimination

 
  

notice”.

 
  

In section 78(4) the words—

 

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(a)     “a non-discrimination notice or”,

 
  

(b)    “notice or”, and

 
  

(c)     the words from “and for this purpose” to

 
  

the end of the subsection.

 
  

Schedule 1.

 

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In Part II of Schedule 1A, the references to the

 
  

Commission for Racial Equality, Disability

 
  

Rights Commission and Equal Opportunities

 
  

Commission.

 
  

Paragraphs 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Schedule 4.

 

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Estate Agents Act 1979 (c. 38)

Section 9(6)(c) (and the word “and” immediately

 
  

before it).

 
  

Paragraph 2(f) to (h) of Schedule 1.

 
  

In each sub-paragraph of paragraph 4 of

 
  

Schedule 1—

 

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(a) the words “and notices”, and

 
  

(b)   the words “(1) and”.

 
 

County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)

Paragraphs 54 and 61 of Schedule 2.

 
 

Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986

Paragraphs 5 and 6 of Schedule 3.

 
 

(c. 47)

  

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Legal Aid Act 1988 (c. 34)

Paragraphs 6 and 7 of Schedule 5.

 
 

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

Section 137.

 
 

Employment Act 1989 (c. 38)

Paragraph 16 of Schedule 6.

 
 

Local Government and Housing

Section 180.

 
 

Act 1989 (c. 42)

  

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Trade Union Reform and

Paragraph 15 of Schedule 7.

 
 

Employment Rights Act 1993

  
 

(c. 19)

  
 

Disability Discrimination Act

Section 17B.

 

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1995 (c. 50)

Section 28.

 
  

Section 31B.

 
  

Section 49E.

 
  

Section 49F.

 
  

Section 49H.

 

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Section 53A.

 
  

In section 67(5)(b), the words “, 53A(6)(a)”.

 
  

In the definition of “regulations” in section

 
  

68(1), the words “to 49F”.

 
 

Employment Tribunals Act

Paragraphs 3 and 4(3) of Schedule 1.

 

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1996 (c. 17)

  
 

Disability Rights Commission

The whole Act.

 
 

Act 1999 (c. 17)

  
 

Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22)

Paragraphs 13, 14 and 56 of Schedule 4.

 
 

Race Relations (Amendment)

Paragraphs 8, 9 and 11 of Schedule 2.

 

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Act 2000 (c. 34)

  
 

Freedom of Information Act

In Part VI of Schedule 1, the references to the

 
 

2000 (c. 36)

Commission for Racial Equality, Disability

 
  

Rights Commission and Equal Opportunities

 
  

Commission.

 

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Special Educational Needs and

Sections 35 to 37.

 
 

Disability Act 2001 (c. 10)

Schedule 7.

 
 

Anti-terrorism, Crime and

Paragraphs 13, 14 and 46 of Schedule 4.

 
 

Security Act 2001 (c. 24)

  
 

Nationality, Immigration and

Paragraphs 13 and 15 of Schedule 7.

 

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Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41)

  
 

Disability Discrimination Act

Section 16(2) and (3).

 
 

2005 (c. 13)

Paragraphs 10, 25, 28 and 50 of Schedule 1.

 
 

Equality Act 2005

Section 84.

 
 

 

 
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