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Explanatory Memorandum to Special Educational Needs and Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

Article 34: General qualifications bodies: discrimination and harassment

72.This Article outlines the circumstances in which it is unlawful for a qualification body to discriminate against a person with a disability when conferring a relevant qualification. A “general qualifications body” does not include responsible bodies within the meaning of Chapters 1 and 2, an Education and Library Board, or such authorities or bodies as may be prescribed in regulations to be made by the Department of Education.

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