17 Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: non-work cases
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

17  Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: non-work cases

(1)     This section has effect for the purposes of the application to the protected characteristic of pregnancy and maternity of—

(a)     Part 3 (services and public functions);

(b)     Part 4 (premises);

(c)     Part 6 (education);

(d)     Part 7 (associations).

(2)     A person (A) discriminates against a woman if A treats her unfavourably because of a pregnancy of hers.

(3)     A person (A) discriminates against a woman if, in the period of 26 weeks beginning with the day on which she gives birth, A treats her unfavourably because she has given birth.

(4)     The reference in subsection (3) to

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