6 Disability
6 Disability
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     A person (P) has a disability if—

(a)     P has a physical or mental impairment, and

(b)     the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on P's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.

(2)     A reference to a disabled person is a reference to a person who has a disability.

(3)     In relation to the protected characteristic of disability—

(a)     a reference to a person who has a particular protected characteristic is a reference to a person who has a particular disability;

(b)     a reference to persons who share a protected characteristic is a reference to persons who have the same disability.