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The Disability Discrimination Code of Practice (Duties of Trade Organisations to their Disabled Members and Applicants) (Appointed Day) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Sections 13 to 15 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 make provision intended to prevent discrimination against disabled people by trade organisations.

This Order appoints 1st October 1999 as the date upon which the Code of Practice on the duties of Trade Organisations to their Disabled Members and Applicants shall come into effect. This Code, which was issued under section 53(1)(a) of the Act, explains the provisions of sections 13 to 15 of the Act and gives practical guidance as to how to prevent such discrimination.

Under section 53 of the Act, a code is admissible in evidence in any proceedings under the Act before an industrial tribunal or county court and if any provision in it appears to the tribunal or court to be relevant to any question arising in the proceedings, it shall be taken into account in determining the question.

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