SCHEDULE 21 Reasonable Adjustments: Supplementary
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

SCHEDULE 21 Reasonable Adjustments: Supplementary

Section 189

Preliminary

1

This Schedule applies for the purposes of Schedules 2, 4, 8, 13 and 15.

Binding obligations, etc

2

(1)     This paragraph applies if—

(a)     a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to an alteration of premises which A occupies,

(b)     where A is a controller of let premises, a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to a variation of a term of the tenancy, or

(c)     where A is a responsible person in relation to common parts, a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to an alteration of the common parts.

(2)     For the purpose of discharging a duty to make reasonable adjustments—

(a)     it is always reasonable for A to have to take steps to obtain the consent, but

(b)     it is never reasonable for A to have to make the alteration before the consent is obtained.

(3)     In this Schedule, a binding obligation is a legally binding obligation in relation to premises, however arising; but the reference to a binding obligation in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (c) does not include a reference to an obligation imposed by a tenancy.

(4)     The steps referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(a) do not include applying to a court or tribunal.

Landlord's consent

3

(1)     This paragraph applies if—

(a)     A occupies premises under a tenancy,

(b)     A is proposing to make an alteration to the premises so as to comply with a duty to make reasonable adjust

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