19 Indirect discrimination
19 Indirect discrimination
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     A person (A) discriminates against another (B) if A applies to B a provision, criterion or practice which is discriminatory in relation to a relevant protected characteristic of B's.

(2)     For the purposes of subsection (1), a provision, criterion or practice is discriminatory in relation to a relevant protected characteristic of B's if—

(a)     A applies, or would apply, it to persons with whom B does not share the characteristic,

(b)     it puts, or would put, persons with whom B shares the characteristic at a particular disadvantage when compared with persons with whom B does not share it,

(c)     it puts, or would put, B at that disadvantage, and

(d)     A cannot show it to be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.