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Sex Discrimination Act 1975

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60Recommendations and reports on formal investigations

(1)If in the light of any of their findings in a formal investigation it appears to the Commission necessary or expedient, whether during the course of the investigation or after its conclusion.—

(a)to make to any persons, with a view to promoting equality of opportunity between men and women who are affected by any of their activities, recommendations for changes in their policies or procedures, or as to any other matters, or

(b)to make to the Secretary of State any recommendations, whether for changes in the law or otherwise, the Commission shall make those recommendations accordingly.

(2)The Commission shall prepare a report of their findings in any formal investigation conducted by them.

(3)If the formal investigation is one required by the Secretary of State—

(a)the Commission shall deliver the report to the Secretary of State, and

(b)the Secretary of State shall cause the report to be published,

and unless required by the Secretary of State the Commission shall not publish the report.

(4)If the formal investigation is not one required by the Secretary of State, the Commission shall either publish the report, or make it available for inspection in accordance with subsection (5).

(5)Where under subsection (4) a report is to be made available for inspection, any person shall be entitled, on payment of such fee (if any) as may be determined by the Commission—

(a)to inspect the report during ordinary office hours and take copies of all or any part of the report, or

(b)to obtain from the Commission a copy, certified by the Commission to be correct, of the report.

(6)The Commission may if they think fit determine that the right conferred by subsection (5)(a) shall be exercisable in relation to a copy of the report instead of, or in addition to, the original.

(7)The Commission shall give general notice of the place or places where, and the times when, reports may be inspected under subsection (5).

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