27 Victimisation
27 Victimisation
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     A person (A) victimises another person (B) if A subjects B to a detriment because—

(a)     B does a protected act, or

(b)     A believes that B has done, or may do, a protected act.

(2)     Each of the following is a protected act—

(a)     bringing proceedings under this Act;

(b)     giving evidence or information in connection with proceedings under this Act;

(c)     doing any other thing for the purposes of or in connection with this Act;

(d)     making an allegation (whether or not express) that A or another person has contravened this Act.

(3)     Giving false evidence or information, or making a false allegation, is not a protected act if the evidence or information is given, or the allegation is made, in bad faith.