56. Disability discrimination: duties of controller of premises.

A duty to make reasonable adjustments1 applies to:

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    (1)     a controller of let premises2;

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    (2)     a controller of premises to let3;

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    (3)     a commonhold association4;

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    (4)     a responsible person in relation to common parts (as from a day to be appointed)5.

The general duty to make reasonable adjustments comprises the following three requirements6:

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    (a)     a requirement (the 'first requirement'), where a provision, criterion or practice7 of a person on whom the duty is imposed (that is, of 'A') puts a disabled person8 at a substantial disadvantage in relation to a relevant matter9 in comparison with persons who are not disabled, to take such steps as it is reasonable to have to ta