136 Burden of proof
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

Chapter 5

136  Burden of proof

(1)     This section applies to any proceedings relating to a contravention of this Act.

(2)     If there are facts from which the court could decide, in the absence of any other explanation, that a person (A) contravened the provision concerned, the court must hold that the contravention occurred.

(3)     But subsection (2) does not apply if A shows that A did not contravene the provision.

(4)     The reference to a contravention of this Act includes a reference to a breach of an equality clause or rule.

(5)     This section does not apply to proceedings for an offence under

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