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The Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Public authorities

    1. 3.District councils

    2. 4.Discrimination by public authorities

    3. 5.Duty of public authorities

    4. 6.Police

  4. Transport

    1. 7.Application of sections 19 to 21 of the 1995 Act to transport vehicles

    2. 8.Rail vehicles: application of accessibility regulations

    3. 9.Rail vehicles: accessibility compliance certificates

    4. 10.Rail vehicles: enforcement and penalties

  5. Other matters

    1. 11.Discriminatory advertisements

    2. 12.Group insurance

    3. 13.Private clubs, etc.

    4. 14.Discrimination in relation to letting of premises

    5. 15.Power to modify or end small dwellings exemption

    6. 16.Improvements to let dwelling houses

    7. 17.Generalisation of section 56 of the 1995 Act in relation to Part III claims

    8. 18.Meaning of “disability”

  6. Supplementary

    1. 19.Amendments and repeals

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The 1995 Act is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 2 (past disabilities) is amended as follows.

      3. 3.(1) Section 3 (guidance) is amended as follows.

      4. 4.In the heading to Part II , after “THE EMPLOYMENT...

      5. 5.In section 4C(2) (provisions whose application to an office or...

      6. 6.For section 14C(3) (provisions about practical work experience do not...

      7. 7.In section 16A(2) (meaning of relevant relationship in section 16A)—...

      8. 8.(1) Section 16B (discriminatory advertisements) is amended as follows.

      9. 9.(1) Section 17B (enforcement of section 16B and 16C) is...

      10. 10.In section 18D(2) (interpretation of Part II)—

      11. 11.In Part II (the employment field and district councils), after...

      12. 12.(1) Section 19 (discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and...

      13. 13.(1) Section 21A (employment services) is amended as follows.

      14. 14.In section 22 (discrimination in relation to premises), after subsection...

      15. 15.In section 23(6) (meaning of “relevant occupier”), after paragraph (a)...

      16. 16.(1) Section 24 (meaning of “discrimination” in section 22) is...

      17. 17.After section 24L (which is inserted by section 14) insert—...

      18. 18.In section 25 (enforcement etc. of Part III), for subsections...

      19. 19.In section 26 (validity and revision of certain agreements), for...

      20. 20.In section 27 (alterations to premises occupied under leases), in...

      21. 21.In section 46 (rail vehicle accessibility regulations)—

      22. 22.(1) Section 54A (codes of practice) is amended as follows....

      23. 23.(1) Section 55 (victimisation) is amended as follows.

      24. 24.(1) Section 64 (application to Crown etc) is amended as...

      25. 25.(1) Section 67 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

      26. 26.(1) Section 68(1) (interpretation) is amended as follows.

      27. 27.In Schedule 1 (provisions supplementing section 1), in paragraph 8...

      28. 28.(1) Schedule 2 (modifications with which provisions mentioned in section...

      29. 29.(1) Schedule 3 (enforcement and procedure) is amended as follows....

      30. 30.(1) Schedule 3A (validity of contracts, etc.) is amended as...

      31. 31.(1) Schedule 4 (premises occupied under leases) is amended as...

      32. 32.In Schedule 8, omit paragraph 2(1).

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REPEALS

  9. Explanatory Note

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