9 Race
9 Race
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     Race includes—

(a)     colour;

(b)     nationality;

(c)     ethnic or national origins.

(2)     In relation to the protected characteristic of race—

(a)     a reference to a person who has a particular protected characteristic is a reference to a person of a particular racial group;

(b)     a reference to persons who share a protected characteristic is a reference to persons of the same racial group.

(3)     A racial group is a group of persons defined by reference to race; and a reference to a person's racial group is a reference to a racial group into which the person falls.

(4)     The fact that a racial group comprises two or more distinct racial groups does not prevent it from constituting a particular racial group.

(5)     A Minister of the Crown . . .—