Part 3 Services and Public Functions (ss 28-31)
Part 3 Services and Public Functions (ss 28-31)
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

28 Application of this Part

(1)     This Part does not apply to the protected characteristic of—

(a)     age, so far as relating to persons who have not attained the age of 18;

(b)     marriage and civil partnership.

(2)     This Part does not apply to discrimination, harassment or victimisation—

(a)     that is prohibited by Part 4 (premises), 5 (work) or 6 (education), or

(b)     that would be so prohibited but for an express exception.

(3)     This Part does not apply to—

(a)     a breach of an equality clause or rule;

(b)     anything that would be a breach of an equality clause or rule but for section 69 or Part 2 of Schedule 7;

(c)     a breach of a non-discrimination rule.


29 Provision of services, etc

(1)     A person (a “service-provider”) concerned with the provision of a service to the public or a section of the public (for payment or not) must not discriminate against a person requiring the service by not providing the person with the service.

(2)     A service-provider (A) must not, in providing the service, discriminate against a person (B)—