149 Public sector equality duty
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

Part 11 Advancement of Equality

Chapter 1
Public Sector Equality Duty

149  Public sector equality duty

(1)     A public authority must, in the exercise of its functions, have due regard to the need to—

(a)     eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under this Act;

(b)     advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it;

(c)     foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.

(2)     A person who is not a public authority but who exercises public

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