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4: THE DUTY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE

166 Introduction

It is unlawful for a business, or anyone else, to discriminate against a person on any one of a variety of grounds specified by statute. The most important of these statutes is the Equality Act 2010 but claims for discrimination may arise under one or two other pieces of legislation as well.

This a highly complex area and only a brief summary can be provided in a volume of this nature. For further details, subscribers are referred to the more specialist works on this subject1.

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