(1) Proceedings relating to a contravention of this Act must be brought in accordance with this Part.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to proceedings under Part 1 of the Equality Act 2006.
(3) Subsection (1) does not prevent—
(a) a claim for judicial review;
(b) proceedings under the Immigration Acts;
(c) proceedings under the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997;
(d) in Scotland, an application to the supervisory jurisdiction of the Court of Session.
(4) This section is subject to any express provision of this Act conferring jurisdiction on a court or tribunal.
(5) The reference to a contravention of this Act includes a reference to a breach of an equality clause or rule.
(6) Chapters 2 and 3 do not apply to proceedings relating to an equality clause or rule except in so far as Chapter 4 provides for that.
(7) This section does not apply to—
(a) proceedings for an offence under this Act;
(b) proceedings relating to a penalty under Part 12 (disabled persons: transport).
(1) [The county court] or, in Scotland, the sheriff has jurisdiction to determine a claim relating to—
(a) a contravention of Part 3 (services and public functions);
(b) a contravention of Part 4 (premises);
(c) a contravention of Part 6 (education);
(d) a contravention of Part 7 (associations);
(e) a contravention of section 108, 111 or 112 that relates to Part 3, 4, 6 or 7.
(2) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a claim within section 115.
(3) Subsection (1)(c) does not apply to a claim within section 116.
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