Commentary

55 Disability discrimination

ADVERTISING AND MARKETING vol 1
| Commentary

55 Disability discrimination

| Commentary

55 Disability discrimination

It is unlawful to publish or cause to be published an advertisement which invites applications for a relevant appointment or benefit and which indicates or might reasonably be understood to indicate an intention to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of disability1. When the relevant provisions of the Equality Act 2006 come into force, enforcement of these provisions will be the responsibility of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights which may seek an injunction to prevent further publication of unlawful advertisements2. The publisher of an advertisement may rely on a similar defence to

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