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

Article 43: Victimisation

79.This Article provides that a person discriminates against another (who need not be disabled) if he penalises them for bringing proceedings or for giving evidence or information in connection with proceedings under this Order or the DDA; or for doing anything under this Order or the DDA to them or another person or for alleging that they or someone else has contravened this Order or the DDA. Discrimination can still occur where there was only a belief or suspicion that one of the above was done or is intended.

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