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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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55Review of discriminatory provisions in health and safety legislation

(1)Without prejudice to the generality of section 53(1), the Commission, in pursuance of the duties imposed by paragraphs (a) and (b) of that subsection—

(a)shall keep under review the relevant statutory provisions in so far as they require men and women to be treated differently, and

(b)if so required by the Secretary of State, make to him a report on any matter specified by him which is connected with those duties and concerns the relevant statutory provisions. Any such report shall be made within the time specified by the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of State shall cause the report to be published.

(2)Whenever the Commission think it necessary, they shall draw up and submit to the Secretary of State proposals for amending the relevant statutory provisions.

(3)The Commission shall carry out their duties in relation to the relevant statutory provisions in consultation with the Health and Safety Commission.

(4)In this section " the relevant statutory provisions " has the meaning given by section 53 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

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