Part 2 Interested Disabled Person
Part 2 Interested Disabled Person
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

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An interested disabled person is a disabled person who, in relation to a relevant matter, is of a description specified in the second column of the applicable table in this Part of this Schedule.

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(1)     This paragraph applies where A is an employer.

Relevant matterDescription of disabled person
Deciding to whom to offer employment.A person who is, or has notified A that the person may be, an applicant for the employment.
Employment by A.An applicant for employment by A.
An employee of A's.

(2)     Where A is the employer of a disabled contract worker (B), A must comply with the first, second and third requirements on each occasion when B is supplied to a principal to do contract work.

(3)     In relation to the first requirement (as it applies for the purposes of sub-paragraph (2))—

(a)     the reference in section 20(3) to a provision, criterion or practice is a reference to a provision, criterion or practice applied by or on behalf of all or most of the principals to whom B is or might be supplied,

(b)     the reference to being put at a substantial disadvantage is a reference to being likely to be put at a substantial disadvantage that is the same or similar in the case of each of the principals referred to in paragraph (a), and

(c)     the requirement imposed on A is a requirement to take such steps as it would be reasonable for A to have to take if the provision,

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