158 Positive action: general
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

Chapter 2
Positive Action

158  Positive action: general

(1)     This section applies if a person (P) reasonably thinks that—

(a)     persons who share a protected characteristic suffer a disadvantage connected to the characteristic,

(b)     persons who share a protected characteristic have needs that are different from the needs of persons who do not share it, or

(c)     participation in an activity by persons who share a protected characteristic is disproportionately low.

(2)     This Act does not prohibit P from taking any action which is a proportionate means of achieving the aim of—

(a)     enabling or encouraging persons who share the protected characteristic to overcome

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