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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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36Extent of Part III

(1)Section 29(1)—

(a)does not apply to goods, facilities or services outside Great Britain except as provided in subsections (2) and (3), and

(b)does not apply to facilities by way of banking or insurance or for grants, loans, credit or finance, where the facilities are for a purpose to be carried out, or in connection with risks wholly or mainly arising, outside Great Britain.

(2)Section 29(1) applies to the provision of facilities for travel outside Great Britain where the refusal or omission occurs in Great Britain or on a ship, aircraft or hovercraft within subsection (3).

(3)Section 29(1) applies on and in relation to—

(a)any ship registered at a port of registry in Great Britain, and

(b)any aircraft or hovercraft registered in the United Kingdom and operated by a person who has his principal place of business, or is ordinarily resident, in Great Britain,

(c)any ship, aircraft or hovercraft belonging to or possessed by Her Majesty in right of the Government of the United Kingdom, even if the ship, aircraft or hovercraft is outside Great Britain.

(4)This section shall not render unlawful an act done in or over a country outside the United Kingdom, or in or over that country's territorial waters, for the purpose of complying with the laws of that country.

(5)Sections 22, 23 and 25 do not apply to benefits, facilities or services outside Great Britain except—

(a)travel on a ship registered at a port of registry in Great Britain, and

(b)benefits, facilities or services provided on a ship so registered.

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