SCHEDULE 4 Premises: Reasonable Adjustments
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

SCHEDULE 4 Premises: Reasonable Adjustments

Section 38



This Schedule applies where a duty to make reasonable adjustments is imposed on A by this Part.

The duty in relation to let premises


(1)     This paragraph applies where A is a controller of let premises.

(2)     A must comply with the first and third requirements.

(3)     For the purposes of this paragraph, the reference in section 20(3) to a provision, criterion or practice of A's includes a reference to a term of the letting.

(4)     For those purposes, the reference in section 20(3) or (5) to a disabled person is a reference to a disabled person who—

(a)     is a tenant of the premises, or

(b)     is otherwise entitled to occupy them.

(5)     In relation to each requirement, the relevant matters are—

(a)     the enjoyment of the premises;

(b)     the use of a benefit or facility, entitlement to which arises as a result of the letting.

(6)     Sub-paragraph (2) applies only if A receives a request from or on behalf of the tenant or a person entitled to occupy the premises to take steps to avoid the disadvantage or provide the auxiliary aid.

(7)     If a term of the letting that prohibits the tenant from making alterations puts the disabled person at the disadvantage referred to in the first requirement, A is required to change the term only so far as is necessary to enable the tenant to make alterations to the let premises so as to avoid the disadvantage.

(8)     It is never reasonable for A to have to take

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