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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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1On the appointment by the Secretary of State of the first Commissioners, the Commission shall come into existence as a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal.

2(1)The Commission is not an emanation of the Crown, and shall not act or be treated as the servant or agent of the Crown.

(2)Accordingly—

(a)neither the Commission nor a Commissioner or member of its staff as such is entitled to any status, immunity, privilege or exemption enjoyed by the Crown;

(b)the Commissioners and members of the staff of the Commission as such are not civil servants ; and

(c)the Commission's property is not property of, or held on behalf of, the Crown.

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