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Equality Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT


 

Clause 1

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Leave out Clause 1
 

Clause 2

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Leave out Clause 2
 

Clause 3

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Leave out Clause 3
 

Schedule 1

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Page 134, line 16, at end insert—
"(   )  Without prejudice to the operation of sub-paragraph (2), the mental impairment consisting of or resulting from depression that has ceased to have a substantial adverse effect on a person's ability to carry out normal day to day activities, shall always be treated as if that effect is likely to recur if the person has had within the last 5 years a previous episode of such impairment which has had a substantial adverse effect on the person's ability to carry out normal day to day activities for a period of 6 months or more."
 

After Clause 77

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Equal pay audit following contravention by employer
(1)  In the event that a court or employment tribunal finds that an employer has contravened the provisions of this Act relating to equal pay, then employer shall be required to undertake an audit, to be known as an equal pay audit, and to make the results of this audit available in the prescribed manner.
(2)  In this section "prescribed" means prescribed in regulations made by the Secretary of State."
 

Clause 78

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Leave out Clause 78
 

Clause 148

 

LORD OUSELEY

 

BARONESS YOUNG OF HORNSEY

 

BARONESS COUSSINS

Page 95, line 39, at end insert—
"(   )  To comply with the duties in this section, a public authority in the exercise of its functions, or a person within subsection (2) in the exercise of its public functions, shall take all proportionate steps towards the achievement of the matters mentioned in subsection (1)."
 

Clause 158

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Page 101, line 42, leave out "as qualified as" and insert "equally qualified to"
 

Clause 196

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Page 122, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  It is not a contravention of this Act for—
(a)  a person or organisation which provides tourism or holiday services to place age limits on group holidays or holidays catering for people of particular ages;
(b)  a person or organisation to design and provide financial products for specific market segments qualified by age or age groups;
(c)  a person or organisation to provide insurance programmes where the calculations of the premiums for such programmes are based on reasonable evidence of the underlying differences in risk based on the purchaser's age or age group."
 

After Clause 196

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Insurance
  A person does not contravene this Act so far as relating to the use of age by insurers only by provision of a service to persons if—
(a)  significant detriment to the elderly or another age group cannot be demonstrated; and
(b)  non-differentiation would have an adverse impact on age groups."
 

Clause 201

 

BARONESS WARSI

 

BARONESS MORRIS OF BOLTON

Page 125, line 1, leave out paragraph (b)
Page 125, line 14, leave out "2 years" and insert "12 months"
Pge 125, line 16, leave out "2 years" and insert "12 months"
 

Before Clause 201

 

BARONESS FLATHER

 

BARONESS COX

Insert the following new Clause—
 Protected Characteristics: Sharia Courts
  "Protected Characteristics: Sharia Courts
(1)  Within two months of the end of each calendar year the Secretary of State must commission a report on the judgments of Sharia courts in the United Kingdom made in the past year and the compatibility of those judgments within the provision in this Bill.
(2)  A report under subsection (1) must in particular contain—
(a)  details of the sorts of cases most commonly dealt with in Sharia courts;
(b)  details of the judgments given in a proportionate sample of those cases; and
(c)  details of whether those judgments appear to adversely affect any group who share a particular protected characteristic under this Act.
(3)  The Secretary of State must lay the report before Parliament within twelve months of the end of the calendar year in question."

 
 
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26 February 2010