49 Personal offices: appointments, etc
49 Personal offices: appointments, etc
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     This section applies in relation to personal offices.

(2)     A personal office is an office or post—

(a)     to which a person is appointed to discharge a function personally under the direction of another person, and

(b)     in respect of which an appointed person is entitled to remuneration.

(3)     A person (A) who has the power to make an appointment to a personal office must not discriminate against a person (B)—

(a)     in the arrangements A makes for deciding to whom to offer the appointment;

(b)     as to the terms on which A offers B the appointment;

(c)     by not offering B the appointment.

(4)     A person who has the power to make an appointment to a personal office must not, in relation to the office, harass a person seeking, or being considered for, the appointment.

(5)     A person (A) who has t

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