15 Discrimination arising from disability
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

15  Discrimination arising from disability

(1)     A person (A) discriminates against a disabled person (B) if—

(a)     A treats B unfavourably because of something arising in consequence of B's disability, and

(b)     A cannot show that the treatment is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.

(2)     Subsection (1) does not apply if A shows that A did not know, and could not reasonably have been expected to know, that B had the disability.

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