[F1Enforcement of Articles 30B and 30CN.I.
31A.—(1) This Article applies to an act which is unlawful under Articles 30B or 30C.
(2) Legal proceedings in relation to an act to which this Article applies may only be brought by the Commission in accordance with this Article and may not be brought by anyone else.
(3) Where the Commission thinks that a person has done an act to which this Article applies the Commission may apply to a county court.
(4) On an application under paragraph (3) in respect of an alleged act to which this Article applies, the court shall determine whether the allegation is correct.
(5) The Commission may apply to a county court for an injunction restraining a person from doing an act to which this Article applies where—
(i)a court has determined under paragraph (4) that the person has done an act to which this Article applies, or
(ii)the Commission thinks that the person has done an act to which this Article applies, and
(b)the Commission thinks that if unrestrained the person is likely to do another act to which this Article applies.
(6) Paragraph (1) does not apply to an act which constitutes an offence.
(7) In this Article “the Commission” means the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.]
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.