[Part 1 Acts of Parliament]
[Part 1 Acts of Parliament]
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation


In section 15 of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944 (provision of employment for seriously disabled persons), in subsection (5A), for “the Disability Discrimination Act 1995” substitute “the Equality Act 2010”.


In section 1(3) of the Teaching Council (Scotland) Act 1965, for “Disability Discrimination Act 1995” substitute “Equality Act 2010”.


In section 12(1) of the Employment and Training Act 1973 (duty of Secretary of State to give preference to ex-service men and women when exercising power to select disabled persons for employment, training, etc), for “has the same meaning as in the Disability Discrimination Act 1995” substitute “has the same meaning as in the Equality Act 2010”.


The Estate Agents Act 1979 is amended as follows.


In section 5(3) (supplementary provisions about prohibition and warning orders)—

(a)     for “section 62 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, section 53 of the Race Relations Act 1976” substitute “section 113 of the Equality Act 2010 (proceedings)”; and

(b)     omit “those Acts and”.


(1)     Schedule 1 (provisions supplementary to section 3(1)) is amended as follows.

(2)     For paragraph 2 substitute—

(1)     A person commits discrimination for the purposes of section 3(1)(b) in the following cases only.

(2)     The first case is where—

(a)     the person has been found to have contravened a relevant equality provision, and

(b)     no appeal against the finding is pending or can be brought.

(3)     The second case is where—

(a)     the person has been given an unlawful act notice under section 21 of the Equality Act 2006,

(b)     the notice specifies a relevant equality

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