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Equality Bill


Equality Bill

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102   

Guests

103   

Sections 101 and 102: further provision

Special provision for political parties

104   

Selection of candidates

105   

Time-limited provision

Supplementary

106   

Interpretation and exceptions

Part 8

Prohibited conduct: ancillary

107   

Relationships that have ended

108   

Liability of employers and principals

109   

Liability of employees and agents

110   

Instructing, causing or inducing discrimination

111   

Aiding contraventions

Part 9

Enforcement

Chapter 1

Introductory

112   

Proceedings

Chapter 2

Civil courts

113   

Jurisdiction

114   

Immigration cases

115   

Education cases

116   

National security

117   

Time limits

118   

Remedies

Chapter 3

Employment tribunals

119   

Jurisdiction

120   

Jurisdiction in armed forces cases

121   

References by court to tribunal, etc.

122   

Time limits

123   

Remedies: general

124   

Remedies: national security

125   

Remedies: occupational pension schemes

 
 

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Chapter 4

Equality of terms

126   

Jurisdiction

127   

References by court to tribunal, etc.

128   

Time limits

129   

Section 128: supplementary

130   

Assessment of whether work is of equal value

131   

Remedies in non-pensions cases

132   

Remedies in pensions cases

133   

Remedies in claims for arrears brought by pensioner members

134   

Supplementary

Chapter 5

Miscellaneous

135   

Burden of proof

136   

Previous findings

137   

Obtaining information, etc.

138   

Interest

139   

Conduct giving rise to separate proceedings

140   

Interpretation, etc.

Part 10

Contracts, etc.

Contracts and other agreements

141   

Unenforceable terms

142   

Removal or modification of unenforceable terms

143   

Contracting out

Collective agreements and rules of undertakings

144   

Void and unenforceable terms

145   

Declaration in respect of void term, etc.

Supplementary

146   

Meaning of “qualifying compromise contract”

147   

Interpretation

Part 11

Advancement of equality

Chapter 1

Public sector equality duty

148   

Public sector equality duty

 
 

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149   

Public authorities and public functions

150   

Power to specify public authorities

151   

Power to specify public authorities: consultation and consent

152   

Power to impose specific duties

153   

Power to impose specific duties: cross-border authorities

154   

Power to impose specific duties: supplementary

155   

Enforcement

156   

Interpretation

Chapter 2

Positive action

157   

Positive action: general

158   

Positive action: recruitment and promotion

Part 12

Disabled persons: transport

Chapter 1

Taxis etc.

159   

Taxi accessibility regulations

160   

Designated transport facilities

161   

Taxi licence conditional on compliance with taxi accessibility regulations

162   

Exemption from taxi accessibility regulations

163   

Passengers in wheelchairs

164   

Passengers in wheelchairs: exemption certificates

165   

Lists of wheelchair-accessible vehicles

166   

Assistance dogs in taxis

167   

Assistance dogs in taxis: exemption certificates

168   

Assistance dogs in private hire vehicles

169   

Assistance dogs in private hire vehicles: exemption certificates

170   

Appeals

171   

Interpretation

Chapter 2

Public service vehicles

172   

PSV accessibility regulations

173   

Offence of contravening PSV accessibility regulations

174   

Accessibility certificates

175   

Approval certificates

176   

Special authorisations

177   

Reviews and appeals

178   

Fees

179   

Interpretation

 
 

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Chapter 3

Rail vehicles

180   

Rail vehicle accessibility regulations

181   

Exemptions from rail vehicle accessibility regulations

182   

Procedure for making exemption orders

183   

Annual report on exemption orders

184   

Rail vehicle accessibility: compliance

185   

Interpretation

Chapter 4

Supplementary

186   

Forgery, etc.

Part 13

Disability: miscellaneous

187   

Reasonable adjustments

188   

Improvements to let dwelling houses

Part 14

General exceptions

189   

Statutory provisions

190   

National security

191   

Charities

192   

Charities: supplementary

193   

Sport

194   

General

195   

Age

Part 15

General and miscellaneous

Community obligations

196   

Harmonisation

Application

197   

Crown application

198   

Information society services

Subordinate legislation

199   

Exercise of power

200   

Ministers of the Crown

201   

The Welsh Ministers

 
 

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202   

The Scottish Ministers

Amendments, etc.

203   

Amendments, repeals and revocations

Interpretation

204   

General interpretation

205   

References to maternity leave, etc.

206   

Index of defined expressions

Final provisions

207   

Money

208   

Commencement

209   

Extent

210   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Disability: supplementary provision

Part 1   —   

Determination of disability

Part 2   —   

Guidance

Schedule 2   —   

Services and public functions: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 3   —   

Services and public functions: exceptions

Part 1   —   

Constitutional matters

Part 2   —   

Education

Part 3   —   

Health and care

Part 4   —   

Immigration

Part 5   —   

Insurance, etc.

Part 6   —   

Separate and single services

Part 7   —   

Transport

Part 8   —   

Supplementary

Schedule 4   —   

Premises: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 5   —   

Premises: exceptions

Schedule 6   —   

Office-holders: excluded offices

Schedule 7   —   

Equality of terms: exceptions

Part 1   —   

Terms of work

Part 2   —   

Occupational pension schemes

Schedule 8   —   

Work: reasonable adjustments

Part 1   —   

Introductory

Part 2   —   

Interested disabled person

Part 3   —   

Limitations on the duty

Schedule 9   —   

Work: exceptions

Part 1   —   

Occupational requirements

Part 2   —   

Exceptions relating to age

Part 3   —   

Other exceptions

Schedule 10   —   

Accessibility for disabled pupils

Schedule 11   —   

Schools: exceptions

Part 1   —   

Sex discrimination

Part 2   —   

Religious or belief-related discrimination

Part 3   —   

Disability discrimination

 
 

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Schedule 12   —   

Further and higher education exceptions

Part 1   —   

Single-sex institutions, etc.

Part 2   —   

Other exceptions

Schedule 13   —   

Education: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 14   —   

Educational charities and endowments

Schedule 15   —   

Associations: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 16   —   

Associations: exceptions

Schedule 17   —   

Disabled pupils: enforcement

Part 1   —   

Introductory

Part 2   —   

Tribunals in England and Wales

Part 3   —   

Tribunals in Scotland

Part 4   —   

Admissions and exclusions

Schedule 18   —   

Public sector equality duty: exceptions

Schedule 19   —   

Public authorities

Part 1   —   

Public authorities: general

Part 2   —   

Public authorities: relevant Welsh authorities

Part 3   —   

Public authorities: relevant Scottish authorities

Schedule 20   —   

Rail vehicle accessibility: compliance

Schedule 21   —   

Reasonable adjustments: supplementary

Schedule 22   —   

Statutory provisions

Schedule 23   —   

General exceptions

Schedule 24   —   

Harmonisation: exceptions

Schedule 25   —   

Information society services

Schedule 26   —   

Amendments

Schedule 27   —   

Repeals and revocations

Part 1   —   

Repeals

Part 2   —   

Revocations

Schedule 28   —   

Index of defined expressions

 
 

 
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