26 Harassment
26 Harassment
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     A person (A) harasses another (B) if—

(a)     A engages in unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic, and

(b)     the conduct has the purpose or effect of—

(i)     violating B's dignity, or

(ii)     creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for B.

(2)     A also harasses B if—

(a)     A engages in unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, and

(b)     the conduct has the purpose or effect referred to in subsection (1)(b).

(3)     A also harasses B if—

(a)     A or another person engages in unwanted conduct of a sexual nature or that is related to gender reassignment or sex,

(b)     the conduct has the purpose or effect referred to in subsection (1)(b), and