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The Equality (Disability, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 2000

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17.—(1) If the Commission considers that a proposed action plan served on it is not an adequate action plan it may apply to the county court for an order under this paragraph.N.I.

(2) The Commission may not make an application under this paragraph in relation to the first proposed action plan served on it by P (even where it was served in compliance with an order of the court under paragraph 15(2)) unless—

(a)a notice under paragraph 16 has been served on P in relation to that proposed action plan; and

(b)P has not served a revised action plan on the Commission in response to it within the period specified in the notice under paragraph 16(1)(b).

(3) An order under this paragraph is an order—

(a)declaring that the proposed action plan in question is not an adequate action plan;

(b)requiring P to revise his proposals and serve on the Commission an adequate action plan within such period as the order may specify; and

(c)containing such directions (if any) as the court considers appropriate as to the action which should be specified in the adequate action plan required by the order.

(4) If on an application under this paragraph the court does not make an order, the proposed action plan in question shall become final at the end of the prescribed period.

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