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The Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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Excepted employments, etc.

70.—(1) This Order does not apply to or in relation to—

(a)any employment or occupation as a clergyman or minister of a religious denomination; or

(b)employment for the purposes of a private household.

(2) Part VII does not apply to or in relation to any employment or occupation where the essential nature of the job requires it to be done by a person holding, or not holding, a particular religious belief.

(3) So far as they relate to discrimination on the ground of religious belief, Parts III and V do not apply to or in relation to any employment or occupation where the essential nature of the job requires it to be done by a person holding, or not holding, a particular religious belief.

(4) So far as they relate to discrimination on the ground of political opinion, Parts III and V do not apply to or in relation to an employment or occupation where the essential nature of the job requires it to be done by a person holding, or not holding, a particular political opinion.

(5) Paragraphs (2) to (4) do not apply to employment mentioned in Article 71(1).

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