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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Discrimination To Which Act Applies

    1. 1. Racial discrimination.

    2. 2. Discrimination by way of victimisation.

    3. 3. Meaning of “racial grounds", “racial group" etc.

    4. 3A.Harassment

  3. Part II Discrimination in the Employment Field

    1. Discrimination by employers

      1. 4.. . . applicants and employees.

      2. 4A.Exception for genuine occupational requirement

      3. 5. Exceptions for genuine occupational qualifications.

      4. 6. Exception for employment intended to provide training in skills to be exercised outside Great Britain.

      5. 7.. . . contract workers.

      6. 8. Meaning of employment at establishment in Great Britain.

      7. 9. Exception for seamen recruited abroad.

    2. Discrimination by other bodies

      1. 10. Partnerships.

      2. 11. Trade unions etc.

      3. 12. Qualifying bodies.

      4. 13. Persons concerned with provision of vocational training.

      5. 14. Employment agencies.

      6. 15. Manpower Services Commission etc.

    3. Police

      1. 16. Police.

  4. Part III Discrimination in other fields

    1. Education

      1. 17.. . . bodies in charge of educational establishments.

      2. 17A. Meaning of pupil in section 17.

      3. 18. Other discrimination etc. by local education authorities.

      4. 18A.. . . Further Education and Higher Education Funding Councils

      5. 18B.. . . Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Councils.

      6. 18BA.Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council

      7. 18C. Discrimination by Funding Agency for Schools or Schools Funding Council for Wales.

      8. 18D.. . . Training and Development Agency for Schools.

      9. 19. General duty in public sector of education.

      10. 19ZA. General duty: post-16 education and training etc.

    2. Planning

      1. 19A. Discrimination by planning authorities.

    3. Public authorities

      1. 19B.. . . public authorities.

      2. 19C. Exceptions or further exceptions from section 19B for judicial and legislative acts etc.

      3. 19D. Exception from section 19B for certain acts in immigration and nationality cases.

      4. 19E. Monitoring of exception in relation to immigration and nationality cases.

      5. 19F. Exceptions from section 19B for decisions not to prosecute etc.

    4. Goods, facilities, services and premises

      1. 20.. . . provision of goods, facilities or services.

      2. 21.. . . disposal or management of premises.

      3. 22. Exception from ss. 20(1) and 21: small dwellings.

      4. 23. Further exceptions from ss 20 and 21.

      5. 24.. . . consent for assignment or sub-letting.

      6. 25. Discrimination: associations not within s. 11.

      7. 26. Exception from s. 25 for certain associations.

    5. Barristers

      1. 26A.. . . barristers.

    6. Advocates

      1. 26B.. . . advocates.

    7. Extent

      1. 27. Extent of Part III.

  5. Part IV Other Unlawful Acts

    1. 27A.Relationships which have come to an end

    2. 28. Discriminatory practices.

    3. 29. Discriminatory advertisements.

    4. 30. Instructions to commit unlawful acts.

    5. 31. Pressure to commit unlawful acts.

    6. 32. Liability of employers and principals.

    7. 33. Aiding unlawful acts.

  6. Part V Charities

    1. 34. Charities.

  7. Part VI General Exceptions From Parts II to IV

    1. 35. Special needs of racial groups in regard to education, training or welfare.

    2. 36. Provision of education or training for persons not ordinarily resident in Great Britain.

    3. 37. Discriminatory training by certain bodies.

    4. 38. Other discriminatory training etc.

    5. 39. Sports and competitions.

    6. 40. Indirect access to benefits etc.

    7. 41. Acts done under statutory authority etc.

    8. 42. Acts safeguarding national security.

  8. Part VII The Commission for Racial Equality

    1. General

      1. 43. Establishment and duties of Commission.

      2. 44. Assistance to organisations.

      3. 45. Research and education.

      4. 46. Annual reports.

    2. Codes of practice

      1. 47. Codes of practice.

    3. Investigations

      1. 48. Power to conduct formal investigations.

      2. 49. Terms of reference.

      3. 50. Power to obtain information.

      4. 51. Recommendations and reports on formal investigations.

      5. 52. Restriction on disclosure of information.

  9. Part VIII Enforcement

    1. General

      1. 53. Restriction of proceedings for breach of Act.

    2. Enforcement in employment field

      1. 54. Jurisdiction of employment tribunals.

      2. 54A.Burden of proof: employment tribunals

      3. 55. Conciliation in employment cases.

      4. 56. Remedies on complaint under s. 54.

    3. Enforcement of Part III

      1. 57. Claims under Part III etc..

      2. 57ZA.Burden of proof : County and Sheriff Courts

      3. 57A. Claims under section 19B in immigration cases.

    4. Non-discrimination notices

      1. 58. Issue of non-discrimination notice.

      2. 59. Appeal against non-discrimination notice.

      3. 60. Investigation as to compliance with non-discrimination notice.

      4. 61. Register of non-discrimination notices.

    5. Other enforcement by Commission

      1. 62. Persistent discrimination.

      2. 63. Enforcement of ss. 29 to 31.

      3. 64. Preliminary action in employment cases.

    6. Help for persons suffering discrimination

      1. 65. Help for aggrieved persons in obtaining information etc.

      2. 66. Assistance by Commission.

    7. Sheriff courts and designated county courts

      1. 67. Sheriff courts and designated county courts.

      2. 67A. National security: procedure.

    8. Period within which proceedings to be brought

      1. 68. Period within which proceedings to be brought.

    9. Evidence

      1. 69. Evidence.

  10. Part IX

    1. 70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  11. Part X Supplemental

    1. 71. Specified authorities: general statutory duty.

    2. 71A. General statutory duty: special cases.

    3. 71B. General statutory duty: Scotland and Wales.

    4. 71C. General statutory duty: codes of practice.

    5. 71D. General statutory duty: compliance notices.

    6. 71E. Enforcement of compliance notices.

    7. 72. Validity and revision of contracts.

    8. 72A.Collective agreements and rules of undertakings

    9. 72B.(1) A person to whom this subsection applies may present...

    10. 73. Power to amend certain provisions of Act.

    11. 74. Orders and regulations.

    12. 75. Application to Crown etc.

    13. 75A. Application to House of Commons staff.

    14. 75B. Application to House of Lords staff.

    15. 76. Government appointments outside s. 4.

    16. 76ZA.Other office holders

    17. Police

      1. 76A. Police forces.

      2. 76B. Other police bodies etc.

      3. 77. Financial provisions.

      4. 78.General interpretation provisions.

      5. 79. Transitional and commencement provisions, amendments and repeals.

      6. 80. Short title and extent.

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Incorporation and status

        1. 1.—On the appointment by the Secretary of State of the...

        2. 2.(1) The commission is not an emanation of the Crown,...

      2. Tenure of office of Commissioners

        1. 3.(1) A Commissioner shall hold and vacate his office in...

      3. Tenure of office of chairman and deputy chairmen

        1. 4.(1) The chairman and each deputy chairman shall hold and...

      4. Remuneration of Commissioners

        1. 5.The Secretary of State may pay, or make such payments...

        2. 6.Where a person ceases to be a Commissioner otherwise than...

      5. Additional Commissioners

        1. 7.(1) Paragraphs 2(2), 3(1) and (6), and 6 shall apply...

      6. Staff

        1. 8.The Commission may, after consultation with the Secretary of State,...

        2. 9.(1) Employment with the Commission shall be included among the...

        3. 10.(1) In this paragraph— “the new Commission” means the Commission...

        4. 11.The Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 shall not require...

      7. Advisory committees

        1. 12.The Commission may, with the approval of the Secretary of...

      8. Proceedings and business

        1. 13.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act—

        2. 14.The validity of any proceedings of the Commission shall not...

        3. 15.The quorum for meetings of the Commission shall in the...

      9. Finance

        1. 16.The Secretary of State shall pay to the Commission expenses...

        2. 17.(1) The accounting year of the Commission shall be the...

      10. Disqualification Acts

        1. 18.(1) In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House...

    2. SCHEDULE 1A

      Bodies and other persons subject to general statutory duty

      1. PART I ORIGINAL CATEGORIES OF BODIES AND OTHER PERSONS

        1. Ministers of the Crown and government departments

          1. 1.(1) A Minister of the Crown or government department.

        2. Scottish Administration

          1. 2.(1) An office-holder in the Scottish Administration within the meaning...

        3. National Assembly for Wales Commission

          1. 3A.The National Assembly for Wales Commission.

          2. 3.(1) The National Assembly for Wales. (2) An Assembly subsidiary...

        4. Welsh Assembly Government

          1. 3B.(1) The Welsh Ministers, the First Minister for Wales or...

        5. Armed forces

          1. 4.Any of the naval, military or air forces of the...

        6. National Health Service: England and Wales

          1. 5.A Strategic Health Authority established under section 13 of the...

          2. 5A.A Local Health Board established under section 11 of the...

          3. 6.A special health authority established under section 28 of that...

          4. 7.A primary care trust established under section 18 of the...

          5. 8.A National Health Service trust established under section 25 of...

          6. 8A.An NHS foundation trust.

        7. National Health Service: Scotland

          1. 9.A Health Board constituted under section 2 of the National...

          2. 10.A Special Health Board constituted under section 2 of that...

          3. 11.A National Health Service Trust established under section 12A of...

        8. Local government

          1. 12.A local authority within the meaning of the Local Government...

          2. 13.A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government...

          3. 14.A community council established under section 51 of the Local...

          4. 15.The Greater London Authority.

          5. 16.The Common Council of the City of London in its...

          6. 17.The Sub-Treasurer of the Inner Temple or the Under-Treasurer of...

          7. 18.The Council of the Isles of Scilly.

          8. 19.A parish meeting constituted under section 13 of the Local...

          9. 20.Any charter trustees constituted under section 246 of that Act....

          10. 21.A fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under...

          11. 22.A waste disposal authority established by virtue of an order...

          12. 23.A water or sewerage authority constituted under section 62 of...

          13. 24.A port health authority constituted by an order under section...

          14. 25.. . . . . . . . . ....

          15. 26.A licensing board continued in existence by or established under...

          16. 27.An internal drainage board which is continued in being by...

          17. 28.A local probation board established under section 4 of the...

          18. 29.A joint authority established under Part IV of the Local...

          19. 30.A joint board within the meaning of section 235(1) of...

          20. 31.The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

          21. 32.A body corporate established pursuant to an order under section...

          22. 33.A body corporate established pursuant to an order under section...

          23. 34.The Broads Authority established by section 1 of the Norfolk...

          24. 35.A joint committee constituted in accordance with section 102(1)(b) of...

          25. 36.A joint board which is continued in being by virtue...

          26. 37.A joint authority established under section 21 of the Local...

          27. 38.A Passenger Transport Executive for an integrated transport area or...

          28. 39.Transport for London.

          29. 40.The London Development Agency.

          30. 41.A regional development agency established under the Regional Development Agencies...

          31. 42.Scottish Enterprise and Highland and Islands Enterprise, established under the...

          32. 43.A National Park authority established by an order under section...

          33. 44.A joint planning board constituted for an area in Wales...

          34. 45.A magistrates’ courts committee established under section 27 of the...

        9. Other educational bodies

          1. 46.Governing bodies of— (a) educational establishments maintained by local education...

          2. 47.The managers of a grant-aided school (within the meaning of...

          3. 48.The managers of a central institution (within the meaning of...

          4. 49.The board of management of a self-governing school (within the...

          5. 50.The board of management of a college of further education...

          6. 51.The governing body of an institution within the higher education...

        10. Other housing bodies

          1. 52.The Office for Tenants and Social Landlords.

          2. 52A.The Homes and Communities Agency.

          3. 53.Scottish Homes.

          4. 54.A housing action trust established under Part III of the...

        11. Police

          1. 55.A police authority established under section 3 of the Police...

          2. 56.A police authority established under section 2 of the Police...

          3. 57.The Metropolitan Police Authority established under section 5B of the...

          4. 58.The Common Council of the City of London in its...

          5. 59.The Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

          6. 60.The Service Authority for the National Crime Squad.

      2. PART II BODIES AND OTHER PERSONS ADDED AFTER COMMENCEMENT OF GENERAL STATUTORY DUTY

        1. Health

          1. The Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee.

          2. The Care Quality Commission.

          3. Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection

          4. The Commission for Health Improvement.

          5. Commission for Social Care Inspection

          6. The Commons Services Agency for the NHS in Scotland.

          7. The Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine, in respect of...

          8. The Dental Practice Board.

          9. The English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting....

          10. The Health Protection Agency.

          11. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

          12. The Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice.

          13. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.

          14. The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

          15. . . . . . . . . . ....

          16. The Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator.

          17. The Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board.

          18. The Public Health Laboratory Service Board.

          19. The Royal College of Anaesthetists, in respect of its public...

          20. The Royal College of General Practitioners, in respect of its...

          21. The Royal College of Midwives, in respect of its public...

          22. The Royal College of Nursing, in respect of its public...

          23. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, in respect of...

          24. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, in respect of its public...

          25. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, in respect...

          26. The Royal College of Pathologists, in respect of its public...

          27. The Royal College of Physicians, in respect of its public...

          28. The Royal College of Psychiatrists, in respect of its public...

          29. The Royal College of Radiologists, in respect of its public...

          30. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, in respect...

          31. The Royal College of Surgeons of England, in respect of...

          32. The Scottish Dental Practice Board.

          33. The Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust.

          34. The Scottish Hospital Trust.

          35. The Scottish Medical Practices Committee.

          36. The Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges.

          37. The Standing Dental Advisory Committee.

          38. The Standing Medical Advisory Committee.

          39. The Standing Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee.

          40. The Standing Pharmaceutical Advisory Committee.

          41. The Unrelated Live Transplant Regulatory Authority.

          42. The Welsh Committee for Professional Development of Pharmacy.

          43. The Welsh Dental Committee.

          44. The Welsh Medical Committee.

          45. The Welsh National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting....

          46. The Welsh Nursing and Midwifery Committee.

          47. The Welsh Optometric Committee.

          48. The Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee.

        2. Education

          1. The Adult Learning Inspectorate.

          2. The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency.

          3. A City Academy established by an agreement under section 482...

          4. A City College for the Technology of the Arts established...

          5. A City Technology College established by an agreement under section...

          6. A college of further education maintained by an education authority,...

          7. Community Learning Scotland.

          8. The Construction Industry Training Board.

          9. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board.

          10. The General Teaching Council for England.

          11. The General Teaching Council for Scotland.

          12. The General Teaching Council for Wales.

          13. The Higher Education Funding Council for England.

          14. The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

          15. The Learning and Skills Council for England.

          16. Learning and Teaching Scotland.

          17. The National Council for Education and Training for Wales.

          18. Newbattle Abbey College.

          19. The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

          20. The Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales.

          21. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

          22. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig College.

          23. The School Teachers’ Review Body.

          24. The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.

          25. The Scottish Further Education Funding Council.

          26. The Scottish Further Education Unit, in respect of its public...

          27. The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council.

          28. The Scottish Qualifications Authority.

          29. The Students Loans Company.

          30. The Training and Development Agency for Schools.

        3. Police

          1. The British Transport Police.

          2. The Chief Constable for the Ministry of Defence Police appointed...

          3. The Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

          4. The chief constable of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.

          5. A chief constable of a police force maintained under section...

          6. A chief constable of a police force maintained under section...

          7. The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.

          8. The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

          9. The National Policing Improvement Agency.

          10. The Police Complaints Authority.

          11. The Police Information Technology Organisation.

          12. The Police Negotiating Board.

          13. The Police Senior Appointments Panel.

          14. A Selection Panel for Independent Members of Police Authorities.

        4. Libraries, museums and arts

          1. The Advisory Committee on Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

          2. The Advisory Council on Public Records.

          3. The Ancient Monuments Board for Scotland.

          4. The Ancient Monuments Board for Wales.

          5. The Arts Council of England.

          6. The Arts Council of Wales.

          7. The British Library.

          8. The British Museum.

          9. The British Tourist Authority.

          10. The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment.

          11. The Countryside Council for Wales.

          12. The Design Council.

          13. English Nature.

          14. The English Tourist Board.

          15. The Film Council.

          16. The Geffrye Museum.

          17. The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England (Known as...

          18. The Historic Buildings Council for Scotland.

          19. The Historic Buildings Council for Wales.

          20. The Historic Royal Palaces Trust.

          21. The Horniman Museum.

          22. The Imperial War Museum.

          23. The Library and Information Services Council (Wales).

          24. The Millennium Commission.

          25. The Museum, Archives and Libraries Council

          26. The Museum of London.

          27. The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

          28. The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.

          29. The National Galleries of Scotland.

          30. The National Gallery.

          31. The National Heritage Memorial Fund.

          32. The National Library of Scotland.

          33. The National Library of Wales.

          34. The National Lottery Charities Board.

          35. The National Maritime Museum.

          36. National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside.

          37. National Museums and Galleries of Wales.

          38. National Museums of Scotland.

          39. The National Portrait Gallery.

          40. The Natural History Museum.

          41. The Registrar of Public Lending Right.

          42. Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries.

          43. The Royal Armouries.

          44. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

          45. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

          46. The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland....

          47. The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales....

          48. The Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts.

          49. The Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland.

          50. The Science Museum.

          51. The Scottish Arts Council.

          52. Scottish Natural Heritage.

          53. Scottish Screen.

          54. Scottish Sports Council.

          55. The Scottish Tourist Board.

          56. Sir John Soane’s Museum.

          57. Sport England.

          58. The Sports Council for Wales.

          59. The Tate Gallery.

          60. The Theatres Trust.

          61. The Treasure Valuation Committee.

          62. The UK Sports Council.

          63. The Victoria and Albert Museum.

          64. VisitScotland.

          65. The Wales Tourist Board.

          66. The Wallace Collection.

        5. Public corporations and nationalised industries

          1. The Bank of England, in respect of its public functions....

          2. The British Broadcasting Corporation, in respect of its public functions....

          3. The Broadcasting Standards Commission, in respect of its public functions....

          4. The Channel Four Television Corporation, in respect of its public...

          5. The Civil Aviation Authority.

          6. The Coal Authority.

          7. The Covent Garden Market Authority.

          8. The Consumer Council for Water.

          9. The Independent Television Commission, in respect of its public functions....

          10. The Radio Authority, in respect of its public functions.

          11. Sianel Pedwar Cymru (Welsh Fourth Channel Authority), in respect of...

          12. The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, in respect of its...

        6. Regulatory, audit and inspection

          1. The Accounts Commission for Scotland.

          2. The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).

          3. The Association of Authorised Public Accountants.

          4. The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.

          5. The Association of Child Psychotherapy.

          6. The Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health...

          7. Audit Scotland.

          8. The British Hallmarking Council.

          9. The British Standards Institute.

          10. The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys , in respect of...

          11. The Council for Licensed Conveyancers, in respect of its public...

          12. The Engineering Council (UK) .

          13. The Financial Services Authority.

          14. The General Chiropratic Council.

          15. The General Council of the Bar of England and Wales,...

          16. The General Dental Council.

          17. The General Medical Council.

          18. The General Optical Council.

          19. The General Osteopathic Council.

          20. The General Social Care Council.

          21. The Health Professions Council.

          22. The Insolvency Practitioners Association.

          23. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

          24. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

          25. The Institute of Legal Executives, in respect of its public...

          26. The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.

          27. The Law Society of England and Wales, in respect of...

          28. The Law Society of Scotland, in respect of its public...

          29. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Court Administration

          30. Her Majesty’s Magistrates’ Courts Service Inspectorate.

          31. The Master of the Court of the Faculties of the...

          32. The National Audit Office.

          33. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, in respect of...

          34. The United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health...

        7. Research

          1. The Alcohol Education and Research Council.

          2. The Apple and Pear Research Council.

          3. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

          4. The Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils....

          5. The Economic and Social Research Council.

          6. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

          7. The Fire Service Research and Training Trust.

          8. The Horticultural Development Council.

          9. The Medical Research Council.

          10. The Natural Environment Research Council.

          11. The Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council.

        8. Other Bodies, etc.

          1. The Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

          2. The Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances.

          3. The Advisory Committee on Pesticides.

          4. The Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment.

          5. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

          6. An Agricultural Dwelling House Advisory Committee established under the Rent...

          7. The Agricultural Wages Board for England and Wales.

          8. An Agricultural Wages Committee.

          9. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

          10. The Animal Procedures Committee.

          11. A Board of Visitors established under section 6(2) of the...

          12. The Britain-Russia Centre.

          13. The British Association for Central and Eastern Europe.

          14. The British Council.

          15. The British Potato Council.

          16. The British Waterways Board.

          17. The British Wool Marketing Board.

          18. The Building Regulations Advisory Committee for England.

          19. The Building Regulations Advisory Committee for Wales.

          20. The Building Standards Advisory Committee.

          21. The Central Advisory Committee on War Pensions.

          22. The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

          23. The Civil Justice Council.

          24. The Civil Procedure Rule Committee.

          25. A combined authority established under section 103 of the Local...

          26. Commission for Equality and Human Rights

          27. The Commission for Racial Equality.

          28. Commission for Rural Communities.

          29. The Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland.

          30. The Committee on Climate Change.

          31. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom.

          32. The Community Development Foundation.

          33. The Consumer Council for Postal Services (“Postwatch”).

          34. The Council on Tribunals.

          35. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.

          36. The Crofters’ Commission.

          37. The Crown Court Rule Committee.

          38. The Deer Commission for Scotland.

          39. The Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board.

          40. The Disability Rights Commission.

          41. The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee.

          42. An economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the...

          43. The Electoral Commission.

          44. English Partnerships.

          45. The Environment Agency.

          46. The Environment Agency Advisory Committee for Wales.

          47. The Equal Opportunities Commission.

          48. The Family Proceedings Rule Committee.

          49. The Firearms Consultative Committee.

          50. The Fisheries (Electricity) Committee.

          51. Food From Britain.

          52. The Gambling Commission.

          53. The Gas and Electricity Consumer Council (Energywatch).

          54. The Government Hospitality Advisory Committee for the Purchase of Wine....

          55. The Great Britain-China Centre.

          56. The Health and Safety Commission.

          57. The Health and Safety Executive.

          58. The Hill Farming Advisory Committee for Scotland.

          59. The Hill Farming Advisory Sub-Committee for Wales.

          60. The Home-Grown Cereals Authority.

          61. The Honours Scrutiny Committee.

          62. The Horserace Betting Levy Board.

          63. The Horserace Totalisator Board.

          64. An Independent Monitoring Board appointed under section 6(2) of the...

          65. The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council.

          66. The Information Commissioner.

          67. Inland Waterways Advisory Council

          68. The Insolvency Rules Committee.

          69. Investors in People UK.

          70. The Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

          71. The Land Registration Rule Committee.

          72. The Law Commission.

          73. The Legal Services Commission.

          74. The Legal Services Consultative Panel.

          75. The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland.

          76. The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales.

          77. The Local Government Commission for England.

          78. The Low Pay Commission.

          79. The Magistrates’ Courts Rule Committee.

          80. The Marine Management Organisation.

          81. The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission.

          82. The Meat and Livestock Commission.

          83. The Milk Development Council.

          84. The National Consumer Council.

          85. The National Forest Company.

          86. The National Radiological Protection Board.

          87. Natural England.

          88. The New Opportunities Fund.

          89. The Northern Lighthouse Board.

          90. The Oil and Pipelines Agency.

          91. The Olympic Delivery Authority.

          92. The Overseas Service Pensions Scheme Advisory Board.

          93. A probation trust.

          94. A provider of probation services (other than the Secretary of...

          95. A Regional Flood Defence Committee established under section 14 of...

          96. The Scottish Agricultural Wages Board.

          97. The Scottish Committee of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council....

          98. The Scottish Conveyancing and Executry Services Board.

          99. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

          100. The Scottish Industrial Development Advisory Board.

          101. The Scottish Law Commission.

          102. The Scottish Legal Aid Board.

          103. The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.

          104. The Scottish Records Advisory Council.

          105. The Sea Fish Industry Authority.

          106. The Sentencing Advisory Panel.

          107. The Serious Organised Crime Agency.

          108. The Social Security Advisory Committee.

          109. The Strategic Rail Authority.

          110. The Trinity House Lighthouse Service.

          111. The trustee corporation established by section 75 of the Pensions...

          112. A Visiting Committee appointed under section 152 of the Immigration...

          113. The Wales New Deal Advisory Task Force.

          114. A War Pensions Committee.

          115. The Water Industry Commission for Scotland.

          116. The Water Industry Commissioner for Scotland.

          117. The Welsh Committee of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council....

          118. The Welsh Development Agency.

          119. The Welsh Industrial Development Advisory Board.

          120. The Welsh Language Board.

          121. The Welsh Scientific Advisory Committee.

          122. The Westminster Foundation for Democracy.

          123. The Wilton Park Academic Council.

          124. The Wine Standards Board of the Vintners’ Company.

          125. The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.

      3. PART III BODIES AND OTHER PERSONS ADDED ON 31ST DECEMBER 2003

        1. Local Government

          1. A National Park authority established by a designation order made...

        2. Health

          1. The Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health.

          2. The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence

          3. The Health Professions Council.

          4. The Nursing and Midwifery Council.

          5. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, in...

          6. The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, in respect of...

          7. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in respect of...

        3. Education

          1. The National College for School Leadership

        4. Police

          1. The Central Police Training and Development Authority (“CENTREX”).

          2. The Director-General of the National Crime Squad.

          3. The Independent Police Complaints Commission.

          4. A Port Police Force established under an order made under...

          5. The Port Police Force established under Part X of the...

          6. A Port Police Force established under section 79 of the...

        5. Regulatory, audit and inspection

          1. The Association of International Accountants, in respect of its public...

          2. The Financial Reporting Review Panel.

          3. The National Lottery Commission.

          4. The Scottish Information Commissioner.

          5. The Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care.

          6. The Scottish Social Services Council.

          7. The Security Industry Authority.

          8. The Standards Board for England.

        6. Other Bodies etc.

          1. The Countryside Agency.

          2. The Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland.

          3. The League for the Exchange of Commonwealth Teachers.

          4. The Pensions Compensation Board

          5. The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, in respect of its...

          6. The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.

          7. Scottish Water.

          8. The Sector Skills Development Agency.

          9. SITPRO Ltd, in respect of its public functions.

          10. A Water Customer Consultation Panel established by an order pursuant...

      4. PART IV Bodies and other Persons added on 31st December 2004

        1. Health

          1. The Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection

          2. Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts

        2. Regulatory, Audit and Inspection

          1. The Commission for Social Care Inspection

          2. The Office of Communications (Ofcom)

          3. The Social Fund Commissioner of the Independent Review Service

        3. Other Bodies etc

          1. Bòrd na Gàidhlig (Alba)

          2. National Museum for Science and Industry

          3. Remploy Limited

          4. Royal Parks in England

          5. UK Sport

          6. Women’s National Commission

      5. PART V BODIES AND OTHER PERSONS ADDED ON 3RD OCTOBER 2006

        1. Libraries, museums and arts

          1. Architecture and Design Scotland.

          2. The Arts and Humanities Research Council.

          3. The Scottish Library and Information Council.

          4. The Scottish Museums Council.

        2. Regulatory, audit and inspection

          1. The Football Licensing Authority.

          2. The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.

          3. The Pensions Regulator.

        3. Other bodies etc.

          1. Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

          2. The Board of the Pension Protection Fund.

          3. The British Transport Police Authority.

          4. A chief officer of a community justice authority appointed under...

          5. A Chief Officer of a relevant authority appointed under section...

          6. The Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

          7. A community justice authority established under section 3 of the...

          8. A joint fire and rescue board constituted by a scheme...

          9. The Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland.

          10. The Office for Fair Access.

          11. The panel constituted under Schedule 4 to the Rent (Scotland)...

          12. The Risk Management Authority.

          13. Scottish UfI Ltd.

          14. Scottish UfI Trust Ltd.

          15. Transport Partnerships created under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 ....

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional Provisions

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “the1968 Act” means the Race Relations Act...

      2. Enforcement

        1. 2.The repeal of the 1968 Act shall not—

        2. 3.Any proceedings under section 19 or 20 of the 1968...

        3. 4.(1) Where a complaint such as is mentioned in section...

        4. 5.Where a complaint such as is mentioned in section 15(1)...

        5. 6.(1) Where— (a) an investigation under subsection (1) of section...

        6. 7.The Commission— (a) may pay to members of any committee...

        7. 8.(1) An order under section 19 of the 1968 Act...

      3. Regulations under s. 27(9) of 1968 Act

        1. 9.Any regulations under section 27(9) of the 1968 Act shall,...

      4. Property, rights and liabilities of Race Relations Board and Community Relations Commission

        1. 10.(1) On the repeal date all property, rights and liabilities...

      5. Staff

        1. 11.(1) In this . . . paragraph “present employee” means...

        2. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 3

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      AMENDMENTS OF SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1975

      1. 1.After section 56 insert the cross-heading “Codes of Practice" and,...

      2. 2.(1) After section 58(3) (terms of reference of an investigation)...

      3. 3.For section 62 (no further sanctions for breach of Act)...

      4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 5.(1) In section 66(2) (claims under Part III) after “this...

      6. 6.In section 72(4) (enforcement of sections 38 to 40) omit...

      7. 7.In section 75(2), after paragraph (d) insert—

      8. 8.In section 76 (period within which proceedings to be brought)—...

      9. 9.For paragraph 15 of Schedule 3 (accounts) substitute—

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      REPEALS

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