SCHEDULE 23 General Exceptions
SCHEDULE 23 General Exceptions
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

1

(1)     This paragraph applies to anything done—

(a)     in pursuance of an enactment;

(b)     in pursuance of an instrument made by a member of the executive under an enactment;

(c)     to comply with a requirement imposed (whether before or after the passing of this Act) by a member of the executive by virtue of an enactment;

(d)     in pursuance of arrangements made (whether before or after the passing of this Act) by or with the approval of, or for the time being approved by, a Minister of the Crown;

(e)     to comply with a condition imposed (whether before or after the passing of this Act) by a Minister of the Crown.

(2)     A person does not contravene Part 3, 4, 5 or 6 by doing anything to which this paragraph applies which discriminates against another because of the other's nationality.

(3)     A person (A) does not contravene Part 3, 4, 5 or 6 if, by doing anything to which this paragraph applies, A discriminates against another (B) by applying to B a provision, criterion or practice which relates to—

(a)     B's place of ordinary residence;

(b)     the length of time B has been present or resident in or outside the United Kingdom or an area within it.

2

(1)     This paragraph applies to an organisation the purpose of which is—

(a)     to practise a religion or belief,

(b)     to advance a religion or belief,

(c)     to teach the practice or principles of a religion or belief,

(d)     to enable persons of a religion or belief to receive any benefit,

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