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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2017 No. 403 (C. 30)

Equality

The Equality Act 2010 (Commencement No. 13) (Scotland) Order 2017

Made

21st November 2017

Coming into force

1st April 2018

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 207(4)(b) and 216(4) of the Equality Act 2010(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Equality Act 2010 (Commencement No. 13) (Scotland) Order 2017 and comes into force on 1st April 2018.

Commencement of Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

2.—(1) The following provisions of Part 1 (socio-economic inequalities) of the Equality Act 2010(2) come into force on 1st April 2018—

(a)in section 1 (public sector duty regarding socio-economic inequalities), subsections (1) to (3) and (6);

(b)section 2 (power to amend section 1), so far as it confers a power on the Scottish Ministers; and

(c)section 3 (enforcement).

(2) For the avoidance of doubt, section 1(3) is commenced as originally enacted.

ANGELA CONSTANCE

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

21st November 2017

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order commences provisions in Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010, which imposes duties on specified authorities in relation to socio-economic inequalities, on 1st April 2018. The Bill for the Act received Royal Assent on 8th April 2010. Section 186(2) and Part 16 (except sections 202, 206 and 211) came into force on the day on which the Act was passed.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Sections 4 and 51st October 20102010/2317
Section 6(5) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 6(6) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 6 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 7 to 131st October 20102010/2317
Sections 15 to 211st October 20102010/2317
Section 22 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 22 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 23 to 271st October 20102010/2317
Sections 28 to 31 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 28 to 31 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Section 31(9) (in so far as not already in force)1st September 20122012/2184
Sections 32 to 351st October 20102010/2317
Section 36(1)(a) to (c), (2) to (4), (7) and (8)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 3711th July 20112011/1636
Section 38(1) to (7) and (9)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 38(8) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 38(8) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 39 to 601st October 20102010/2317
Section 61(8) and (9) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 61 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 62 to 771st October 20102010/2317
Section 7822nd August 20162016/839
Section 791st October 20102010/2317
Section 80(8) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 80 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 81(partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 81 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 82 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 82 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 83(11) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 83 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 84 to 931st October 20102010/2317
Section 94(12) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 94 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 951st October 20102010/2317
Section 96(9)(b) (partially)3rd September 20102010/2191
Section 96(10) and (11) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 96 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 97 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 97 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 98 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 98 (in so far as not already in force)1st September 20122012/2184
Section 991st October 20102010/2317
Sections 100 to 105 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 100 to 105 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Section 107 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 107 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Sections 108 to 1151st October 20102010/2317
Section 116(1)(a) and (b) and (2)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 116 (1)(c) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 116(1)(c) (in so far as not already in force)18th March 20112010/2317
Section 116(3) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 116(3) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 116(3) (in so far as not already in force)18th March 20112010/2317
Section 117(1) to (4) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 117 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 118 to 1351st October 20102010/2317
Section 136(1) to (6)(a) to (e)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 136 (6)(f)18th March 20112010/2317
Section 1371st October 20102010/2317
Section 138(1) and (2) and (5) to (7) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 138 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 139 to 1461st October 20102010/2317
Section 147(4) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 147 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 1481st October 20102010/2317
Section 1495th April 20112011/1066
Section 150 (partially)18th January 20112011/96
Section 150 (in so far as not already in force)5th April 20112011/1066
Section 151 to 15518th January 20112011/96
Section 1565th April 20112011/1066
Section 15718th January 20112011/96
Section 1581st October 20102010/2317
Section 159 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 159 (in so far as not already in force)6th April 20112011/96
Section 161 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 165 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 165 (in so far as not already in force)6th April 20172017/107
Section 1661st October 20102010/2317
Section 167(1) to (5) and (7) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 167(6)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 167 (in so far as not already in force)6th April 20172017/107
Sections 168 to 1851st October 20102010/2317
Sections 187 and 1881st October 20102010/2317
Section 189 (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 189 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 1901st October 20102010/2317
Section 191 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Sections 192 to 1951st October 20102010/2317
Sections 196 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 19719th June 20122012/1569
Section 202(1) (partially)11th July 20112011/1636
Section 202(3)11th July 20112011/1636
Section 202(4) (partially)11th July 20112011/1636
Section 202 (in so far as not already in force)5th December 20112011/2646
Section 2061st October 20102010/2317
Section 211(1) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Section 211(1) (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Section 211(1) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 211(1) (partially)5th April 20112011/1066
Section 211(2) (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Section 211(2) (partially)5th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 1, paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15 and 16 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 1 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedules 2 and 3 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 2 (in so far as not already in force)1st September 20122012/2184
Schedule 3 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Schedule 4, paragraphs 1 to 41st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 4, paragraph 8 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 4, paragraph 9 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 4, paragraph 9 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedules 5 and 61st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 7, paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 7 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 81st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 9, paragraph 16 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 9 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedules 10 and 111st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 12, paragraph 5 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 12 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 13 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 13 (in so far as not already in force)1st September 20122012/2184
Schedules 14 and 151st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 16 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 16 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Schedule 17, paragraphs 1 and 6(1) to (7) (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 17, paragraphs 1 and 6(1) to (7) (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 17, paragraphs 2 to 51st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 17, paragraph 6(8) and (9)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 17, paragraphs 7 to 12 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 17, paragraphs 7 to 12 (in so far as not already in force)18th March 20112010/2317
Schedule 17, paragraphs 13 and 141st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 185th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 1918th January 20112011/96
Schedule 21, paragraph 6 (partially)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 21 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedules 22 and 23 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedules 22 and 23 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20122012/1569
Schedule 251st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraphs 1 to 81st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraphs 9 to 125th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraphs 13 to 601st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 61 (partially)4th August 20102010/1966
Schedule 26, paragraph 61 (in so far as not already in force)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraphs 62 to 641st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 65(1) to (3) and (5)6th July 20102010/1736
Schedule 26, paragraph 65(4)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 65(6)5th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraphs 66 to 721st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraphs 73 and 745th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraph 751st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 76 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 76 (partially)5th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraphs 77 to 811st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 82 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 82 (in so far as not yet in force)5th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraphs 83 to 1061st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 26, paragraph 106A(3)5th April 20112011/1066
Schedule 26, paragraph 1071st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 27 (partially)1st October 20102010/2317
Schedule 27 (partially)5th April 20112011/1066
(1)

2010 c.15. Section 216(4) was inserted by section 38(9) of the Scotland Act 2016 (c.11).

(2)

Sections 1 and 2 of the Equality Act 2010 are amended by section 38 of the Scotland Act 2016. Section 1 will also be relevantly amended by S.S.I. 2018/xxx. There are other amendments to section 1 that are not yet in force and not relevant to this Order.

(3)

Paragraph 106A was inserted by S.I. 2011/1060.

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