Search Legislation

The Disability Discrimination (Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)
 Help about opening options

Opening Options

More Resources


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Steps contrary to the terms of the lease

15.  For the purposes of section 6 of the Act it is not reasonable for an employer to have to take a step in relation to premises occupied by him which would otherwise be required in order to comply with a section 6 duty and which is contrary to the terms of any lease under which he occupies those premises if—

(a)he has applied to the lessor in writing to take the step;

(b)he has indicated in writing that he proposes to take the step, subject to that consent, in order to comply with a section 6 duty;

(c)the lessor has withheld that consent; and

(d)the occupier has informed the disabled person that he has applied for the consent of the lessor and that the lessor has withheld it.

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources