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Tuesday 13 October 2009


For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s) of Supplement to Votes:


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Consideration of Bill


Equality Bill, As Amended


Caste (No. 2)


John McDonnell




To move the following Clause:—



If a Minister of the Crown is satisfied that any person is suffering, or has suffered,


discrimination, harassment or victimisation on the ground of caste, a Minister of


the Crown may by order amend section 4 to provide for the characteristic of caste


to be a protected characteristic.



An order under this section may make such supplementary provision as a


Minister of the Crown considers appropriate.



An order under this section must be made by statutory instrument and is subject


to the affirmative procedure.’.


Mr David Drew


Andrew Selous





Page  162,  line  13  [Schedule  9],  leave out subparagraph (8).


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