Disability Discrimination Act 1995

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Disability

    1. 1. Meaning of “disability” and “disabled person”.

    2. 2. Past disabilities.

    3. 3. Guidance.

  3. Part II THE EMPLOYMENT FIELD AND DISTRICT COUNCILS and members of locally-electable authorities

    1. Meaning of “discrimination” and “harassment”

      1. 3A.Meaning of “discrimination”

      2. 3B.Meaning of “harassment”

    2. Employment

      1. 4. Discrimination against applicants and employees.

      2. 4A.Employers: duty to make adjustments

      3. 4A.Employers: duty to make adjustments

      4. 5. Meaning of “discrimination”

      5. 6. Duty of employer to make adjustments.

      6. 7. Exemption for small businesses.

    3. Contract workers

      1. 4B.Contract workers

    4. Contract workers

      1. 4B.Contract workers

    5. Office-holders

      1. 4C.Office-holders: introductory

      2. 4D.Office-holders: discrimination and harassment

      3. 4E.Office-holders: duty to make adjustments

      4. 4F.Office-holders: supplementary

    6. Office-holders

      1. 4C.Office-holders: introductory

      2. 4D.Office-holders: discrimination and harassment

      3. 4E.Office-holders: duty to make adjustments

      4. 4F.Office-holders: supplementary

    7. Occupational pension schemes

      1. 4G.Occupational pension schemes: non-discrimination rule

      2. 4H.Occupational pension schemes: duty to make adjustments

      3. 4I.Occupational pension schemes: procedure

      4. 4J.Occupational pension schemes: remedies

      5. 4K.Occupational pension schemes: supplementary

    8. Occupational pension schemes

      1. 4G.Occupational pension schemes: non-discrimination rule

      2. 4H. Occupational pension schemes: duty to make adjustments

      3. 4I. Occupational pension schemes: procedure

      4. 4J. Occupational pension schemes: remedies

      5. 4K. Occupational pension schemes: supplementary

    9. Partnerships

      1. 6A.Partnerships: discrimination and harassment

      2. 6B.Partnerships: duty to make adjustments

      3. 6C.Partnerships: supplementary

    10. Partnerships

      1. 6A.Partnerships: discrimination and harassment

      2. 6B.Partnerships: duty to make adjustments

      3. 6C.Partnerships: supplementary

    11. Barristers and advocates

      1. 7A.Barristers: discrimination and harassment

      2. 7B.Barristers: duty to make adjustments

      3. 7C.Advocates: discrimination and harassment

      4. 7D.Advocates: duty to make adjustments

    12. Barristers

      1. 7A.Barristers: discrimination and harassment

      2. 7B.Barristers: duty to make adjustments

    13. Enforcement etc.

      1. 8. Enforcement, remedies and procedure.

      2. 9. Validity of certain agreements.

      3. 10. Charities and support for particular groups of persons.

      4. 11. Advertisements suggesting that employers will discriminate against disabled persons

    14. Discrimination by other persons

      1. 12. Discrimination against contract workers.

      2. 15. Appeal against refusal of exemption certificate.

    15. Trade and professional bodies

      1. 13.Trade organisations: discrimination and harassment

      2. 14.Trade organisations: duty to make adjustments

      3. 14A.Qualifications bodies: discrimination and harassment

      4. 14B.Qualifications bodies: duty to make adjustments

    16. Practical work experience

      1. 14C.Practical work experience: discrimination and harassment

      2. 14D.Practical work experience: duty to make adjustments

    17. Trade and professional bodies

      1. 13.Trade organisations: discrimination and harassment

      2. 14.Trade organisations: duty to make adjustments

      3. 14A.Qualifications bodies: discrimination and harassment

      4. 14B.Qualifications bodies: duty to make adjustments

    18. Practical work experience

      1. 14C.Practical work experience: discrimination and harassment

      2. 14D.Practical work experience: duty to make adjustments

    19. Relationships between locally-electable authorities and their members

      1. 15A.Interpretation of sections 15B and 15C

      2. 15B.Authorities and their members: discrimination and harassment

      3. 15C.Authorities and their members: duty to make adjustments

    20. Relationships between district councils and their members

      1. 15A.Interpretation of sections 15B and 15C

      2. 15B.Councils and their members: discrimination and harassment

      3. 15C.Councils and their members: duty to make adjustments

    21. Premises occupied under leases

      1. 16. Alterations to premises occupied under leases.

    22. Other unlawful acts

      1. 16A.Relationships which have come to an end

      2. 16B.Discriminatory advertisements

      3. 16C.Instructions and pressure to discriminate

    23. Other unlawful acts

      1. 16A.Relationships which have come to an end

      2. 16B.Discriminatory advertisements

      3. 16C.Instructions and pressure to discriminate

    24. Occupational pension schemes and insurance services

      1. 17. Occupational pension schemes.

    25. Enforcement etc.

      1. 17A. Enforcement, remedies and procedure.

      2. 17B.Enforcement of sections 16B(1) and 16C

      3. 17C.Validity of contracts, collective agreements and rules of undertakings

      4. 17B.Enforcement of sections 16B(1) and 16C

      5. 17C.Validity of contracts, collective agreements and rules of undertakings

    26. Supplementary and general

      1. 18. Insurance services.

      2. 18A. Alterations to premises occupied under leases.

      3. 18B.Reasonable adjustments: supplementary

      4. 18C. Charities and support for particular groups of persons.

      5. 18C.Charities and support for particular groups of persons

      6. 18D.Interpretation of Part II

      7. 18D.Interpretation of Part 2

      8. 18E.Premises provided otherwise than in course of a Part 2 relationship

  4. PART III Discrimination in Other Areas

    1. Goods, facilities and services

      1. 19. Discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and services.

      2. 20. Meaning of “discrimination”

      3. 21. Duty of providers of services to make adjustments.

      4. 21ZA.Application of sections 19 to 21 to transport vehicles

      5. 21ZA.Application of sections 19 to 21 to transport vehicles

      6. 21A.Employment services

    2. Public authorities

      1. 21B.Discrimination by public authorities

      2. 21C.Exceptions from section 21B(1)

      3. 21D.Meaning of “discrimination” in section 21B

      4. 21E.Duty for purposes of section 21D(2) to make adjustments

    3. Public authorities

      1. 21B.Discrimination by public authorities

      2. 21C.Exceptions from section 21B(1)

      3. 21D.Meaning of “discrimination” in section 21B

      4. 21E.Duties for purposes of section 21D(2) to make adjustments

    4. Private clubs etc.

      1. 21F.Discrimination by private clubs etc.

      2. 21G.Meaning of “discrimination”

      3. 21H.Duty to make adjustments

      4. 21J.“Member”, “associate” and “guest”

    5. Premises

      1. 22. Discrimination in relation to premises.

      2. 22A.Commonholds

      3. 23. Exemption for small dwellings.

      4. 24. Meaning of “discrimination” .

      5. 24A.Let premises: discrimination in failing to comply with duty

      6. 24B.Exceptions to section 24A(1)

      7. 24C.Duties for purposes of section 24A(2) to provide auxiliary aid or service

      8. 24D.Duty for purposes of section 24A(2) to change practices, terms, etc.

      9. 24E.Sections 24C and 24D: supplementary and interpretation

      10. 24F.Let premises: victimisation of persons to whom premises are let

      11. 24G.Premises that are to let: discrimination in failing to comply with duty

      12. 24H.Exceptions to section 24G(1)

      13. 24J.Duties for purposes of section 24G(2)

      14. 24K.Let premises and premises to let: justification

      15. 24L.Sections 24 to 24K: power to make supplementary provision

      16. 24M.Premises provisions do not apply where other provisions operate

      17. 24A.Let premises: discrimination in failing to comply with duty

      18. 24B.Exceptions to section 24A(1)

      19. 24C.Duty for purposes of section 24A(2) to provide auxiliary aid or service

      20. 24D.Duty for purposes of section 24A(2) to change practices, terms etc

      21. 24E.Sections 24C and 24D: supplementary and interpretation

      22. 24F.Let premises: victimisation of persons to whom premises are let

      23. 24G.Premises that are to let: discrimination in failing to comply with duty

      24. 24H.Exceptions to section 24G(1)

      25. 24J.Duties for purposes of section 24G(2)

      26. 24K.Let premises and premises that are to let: justification

      27. 24L.Sections 24 to 24K: power to make supplementary provision

      28. 24M.Premises provisions do not apply where other provisions operate

    6. Enforcement, etc.

      1. 25. Enforcement, remedies and procedure.

      2. 26. Validity and revision of certain agreements.

      3. 27. Alterations to premises occupied under leases.

      4. 28. Conciliation of disputes.

  5. Part IV Education

    1. Chapter 1 SCHOOLS

      1. Duties of responsible bodies

        1. 28A. Discrimination against disabled pupils and prospective pupils

        2. 28B. Meaning of “discrimination”

        3. 28C. Disabled pupils not to be substantially disadvantaged

        4. 28D. Accessibility strategies and plans

        5. 28E. Accessibility strategies and plans: procedure

      2. Residual duty of education authorities

        1. 28F. Duty of education authorities not to discriminate

        2. 28G. Residual duty: supplementary provisions

      3. Enforcement: England and Wales

        1. 28H.Tribunals

        2. 28I. Jurisdiction and powers of the Tribunal - England and Wales

        3. 28IA.Jurisdiction and powers of the Tribunal – Wales

        4. 28IB.Case friends — Wales

        5. 28IC.Advice and information — Wales

        6. 28ID.Resolution of disputes — Wales

        7. 28IE.Independent advocacy services — Wales

        8. 28J. Procedure

        9. 28JA.Appeal from the Welsh Tribunal to the Upper Tribunal

        10. 28K. Admissions

        11. 28L. Exclusions

        12. 28M. Roles of the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers

      4. Enforcement: Scotland

        1. 28N. Civil proceedings

      5. Agreements relating to enforcement

        1. 28P. Validity and revision of agreements of responsible bodies

      6. Interpretation of Chapter 1

        1. 28Q. Interpretation

    2. Chapter 2 FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

      1. Duties of responsible bodies

        1. 28R. Discrimination against disabled students and prospective students

        2. 28S. Meaning of “discrimination”

        3. 28SA.Meaning of “harassment“

        4. 28T.Responsible bodies' duties to make adjustments

      2. Other providers of further education or training facilities

        1. 28U. Further education etc. provided by local education authorities and schools

      3. 28UA.Relationships which have come to an end

      4. 28UB.Instructions and pressure to discriminate

      5. 28UC.Discriminatory advertisements

      6. Enforcement, etc.

        1. 28V. Enforcement, remedies and procedure

        2. 28W. Occupation of premises by educational institutions

        3. 28X. Validity and revision of agreements

        4. 29.Education of disabled persons.

      7. Duties of funding councils

        1. 30. Further and higher education of disabled persons. 1992 c.13.

        2. 31. Further and higher education of disabled persons: Scotland. 1992 c. 37.

      8. Interpretation of Chapter 2

        1. 31A. Interpretation

    3. Chapter 2A

      1. General Qualifications Bodies

        1. 31AA.General qualifications bodies: discrimination and harassment

        2. 31AB.Meaning of “discrimination”

        3. 31AC.Meaning of “harassment”

        4. 31AD.General qualifications bodies: duty to make adjustments

        5. 31ADA.Enforcement, remedies and procedures

        6. 31ADB.Alterations to premises occupied under leases

        7. 31AE.Chapter 2A: claims, leased premises and certain agreements

        8. 31AF.Chapter 2A: duty to consult before making regulations

    4. Chapter 3 SUPPLEMENTARY

      1. 31B. Conciliation for disputes

      2. 31C. Application to Isles of Scilly

  6. Part V Public Transport

    1. Taxis

      1. 32. Taxi accessibility regulations.

      2. 33. Designated transport facilities.

      3. 34. New licences conditional on compliance with taxi accessibility regulations.

      4. 35. Exemption from taxi accessibility regulations.

      5. 36. Carrying of passengers in wheelchairs.

      6. 36A.List of wheelchair-accessible vehicles providing local services

      7. 37. Carrying of guide dogs and hearing dogs.

      8. 37A. Carrying of assistance dogs in private hire vehicles taxis

      9. 38.Appeals

      10. 39. Requirements as to disabled passengers in Scotland.

    2. Public service vehicles

      1. 40. PSV accessibility regulations.

      2. 41. Accessibility certificates.

      3. 42. Approval certificates.

      4. 43. Special authorisations.

      5. 44. Reviews and appeals.

      6. 45. Fees.

    3. Rail vehicles

      1. 46. Rail vehicle accessibility regulations.

      2. 47. Exemption from rail vehicle accessibility regulations.

      3. 47A.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates

      4. 47B.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates: supplementary

      5. 47C.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates: fees

      6. 47D.Penalty for using rail vehicle without accessibility compliance certificate

      7. 47E.Penalty for using rail vehicle that does not conform with accessibility regulations

      8. 47F.Penalty for using rail vehicle otherwise than in conformity with accessibility regulations

      9. 47G.Sections 47E and 47F: inspection of rail vehicles

      10. 47H.Sections 47E and 47F: supplementary powers

      11. 47J.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: amount, due date and recovery

      12. 47K.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: procedure

      13. 47L.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: appeals

      14. 47M.Sections 46 to 47H: interpretation

      15. 47A.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates

      16. 47B.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates: supplementary

      17. 47C.Rail vehicle accessibility compliance certificates: fees

      18. 47D.Penalty for using rail vehicle without accessibility compliance certificate

      19. 47E.Penalty for using rail vehicle that does not conform with accessibility regulations

      20. 47F.Penalty for using rail vehicle otherwise than in conformity with accessibility regulations

      21. 47G.Sections 47E and 47F: inspection of rail vehicles

      22. 47H.Sections 47E and 47F: supplementary powers

      23. 47J.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: amount, due date and recovery

      24. 47K.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: procedure

      25. 47L.Penalties under sections 47D to 47H: appeals

      26. 47M.Sections 46 to 47H: interpretation

    4. Supplemental

      1. 48. Offences by bodies corporate etc.

      2. 49. Forgery and false statements , and impersonation

  7. PART VA PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

    1. 49A.General duty

    2. 49B.Plan as to duty under section 49A

  8. PART VB IMPROVEMENTS TO DWELLING HOUSES

    1. 49C.Improvements to let dwelling houses

    2. 49D.Conciliation of disputes

  9. Part 5A Public authorities

    1. 49A.General duty

    2. 49B.Meaning of “public authority” in Part 5A

    3. 49C.Exceptions from section 49A(1)

    4. 49D.Power to impose specific duties

    5. 49E.Duties under section 49D: compliance notices

    6. 49F.Enforcement of compliance notices

  10. Part 5B Improvements to dwelling houses

    1. 49G.Improvements to let dwelling houses

    2. 49H.Conciliation of disputes

    3. 49I.Conciliation of disputes: rented housing in Scotland

  11. Part VI The National Disability Council

    1. 50. The National Disability Council.

    2. 51. Codes of practice prepared by the Council.

    3. 52. Further provision about codes issued under section 51.

  12. Part VII Supplemental

    1. 53A. Codes of practice.

    2. 54A. Codes of practice.

    3. 53. Codes of practice prepared by the Secretary of State.

    4. 54. Further provision about codes issued under section 53.

    5. 55. Victimisation.

    6. 56. Help for aggrieved persons in obtaining information etc.

    7. 57. Aiding unlawful acts.

    8. 58. Liability of employers and principals.

    9. 59. Statutory authority and national security etc.

    10. 59A.National security

  13. Part VIII Miscellaneous

    1. 60. Appointment by Secretary of State of advisers.

    2. 61. Amendment of Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944.

    3. 62. Restriction of publicity: industrial tribunals.

    4. 63. Restriction of publicity: Employment Appeal Tribunal.

    5. 64. Application to Crown etc.

    6. 64A.Police

    7. 64A.Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve

    8. 64B.Other police bodies

    9. 65. Application to Parliament.

    10. 66. Government appointments outside Part II.

    11. 67. Regulations and orders.

    12. 67A.Exercise of discretion under section 67(4B)

    13. 67B.Annual report on rail exemption orders

    14. 67A.Exercise of discretion under section 67(5A)

    15. 67B.Annual report on rail vehicle exemption orders

    16. 68. Interpretation.

    17. 69. Financial provisions.

    18. 70. Short title, commencement, extent etc.

  14. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provisions Supplementing Section 1

      1. Impairment

        1. 1.(1) “ Mental impairment ” includes an impairment resulting from...

      2. Long-term effects

        1. 2.(1) The effect of an impairment is a long-term effect...

      3. Severe disfigurement

        1. 3.(1) An impairment which consists of a severe disfigurement is...

      4. Normal day-to-day activities

        1. 4.(1) An impairment is to be taken to affect the...

      5. Substantial adverse effects

        1. 5.Regulations may make provision for the purposes of this Act—...

      6. Effect of medical treatment

        1. 6.(1) An impairment which would be likely to have a...

      7. Persons deemed to be disabled

        1. 6A.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), a person who has cancer,...

        2. 7.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to any person whose name is,...

      8. Progressive conditions

        1. 8.(1) Where— (a) a person has a progressive condition (such...

      9. Interpretation

        1. 9.In this Schedule, “HIV infection” means infection by a virus...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Past Disabilities

      1. 1.The modifications referred to in section 2 are as follows....

      2. 2.References in Parts II to 4and 5A to a disabled...

      3. 2A.In section 3A(5), after “not having that particular disability” insert...

      4. 2A.References in Chapter 1 of Part 4 to a disabled...

      5. 2B.References in Chapter 2 of Part 4 to a disabled...

      6. 2C.In sections 3A(5) and 31AB(8) , after “not having that...

      7. 3.In sections 4A(1), 4B(4), 4E(1), 4H(1), 6B(1), 7B(1), 7D(1), 14(1),...

      8. 4.In sections 4A(3)(b), 4E(3)(b), 4H(3)(b), 6B(3)(b), 7B(4)(b), 7D(3)(b), 14(3)(b), 14B(3)(b),...

      9. 4A.In section 24(3)(e)(i) and (f)(i), after “having” insert had.

      10. 4B.In sections 24D(2)(a) and 24J(3)(b), for “did not have” substitute...

      11. 4ZA.In section 24(3)(e)(i) and (f)(i), after “having” insert “ had...

      12. 4ZB.In sections 24D(2)(a) and 24J(3)(b), for “did not have” substitute...

      13. 4A.In section 28B(3)(a) and (4), after “disabled” insert “or that...

      14. 4B.In section 28C(1), in paragraphs (a) and (b), after “not...

      15. 4C.In section 28S (a) in subsection (3)(a), after “disabled” insert...

      16. 4D.In subsections (1), (1A), (1B) (1C) and (1D) of section...

      17. 4E.In subsection (1) of that section as substituted by paragraphs...

      18. 5.For paragraph 2(1) to (3) of Schedule 1, substitute—

      19. 6.References in Chapter I of Part III of the 2005...

      20. 7.References in Chapter II of Part III of the 2005...

      21. 8.In Article 15(3)(a) and (4) of the 2005 Order, after...

      22. 9.In Article 16(1) of the 2005 Order, in sub-paragraphs (a)...

      23. 10.(1) In Article 29 of the 2005 Order in paragraph...

      24. 11.In Articles 30(1)(c), (1A)(d), (1B)(c), (1C) and (1D) and 37(1)(d),...

      25. 12.In Article 35(8) of the 2005 Order after “not having...

      26. 13.In Article 37(4)(b) of the 2005 Order for “has” substitute...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Sections 17A(8) and 25(6), 31ADA Enforcement and Procedure

      1. Part I Employment

        1. Conciliation

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

        2. Restriction on proceedings for breach of Part II

          1. 2.(1) Except as provided by Part 2, no civil or...

        3. Period within which proceedings must be brought

          1. 3.(1) An employment tribunal shall not consider a complaint under...

        4. Evidence

          1. 4.(1) In any proceedings under section 17A or 25(8), a...

      2. Part II Discrimination in Other Areas

        1. Restriction on proceedings for breach of Part III

          1. 5.(1) Except as provided by section 25 no civil or...

        2. Period within which proceedings must be brought

          1. 6.(1) A county court or a sheriff court shall not...

        3. Staying proceedings on section 21B claim affecting criminal matters

          1. 6A.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies where a party to proceedings under...

        4. Restriction of remedies for section 21B claim relating to criminal matters

          1. 6B.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to a remedy other than—

        5. Staying or sisting proceedings on section 21B claim affecting criminal matters

          1. 6A.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies where a party to proceedings under...

        6. Restriction of remedies for section 21B claim relating to criminal matters

          1. 6B.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to a remedy other than—

        7. Compensation for injury to feelings

          1. 7.In any proceedings under section 25, the amount of any...

        8. Evidence

          1. 8.(1) In any proceedings under section 25, a certificate signed...

      3. Part 3 DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS

        1. 9.Restriction on proceedings for breach of Part 4, Chapter 1

        2. 10.Period within which proceedings must be brought

        3. 11.Evidence

      4. Part 4 DISCRIMINATION IN FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

        1. 12.Restriction on proceedings for breach of Part 4, Chapter 2

        2. 13.Period within which proceedings must be brought

        3. 14.Compensation for injury to feelings

        4. 15.Evidence

      5. Part 5 Discrimination in General Qualifications Bodies

        1. Restriction on proceedings for breach of Part 4, Chapter 2A

          1. 16.(1) Except as provided by section 31ADA, no civil or...

        2. Period within which proceedings must be brought

          1. 17.(1) A county court or a sheriff court shall not...

        3. Evidence

          1. 18.(1) In any proceedings under section 31ADA, a certificate signed...

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      VALIDITY OF CONTRACTS, COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS AND RULES OF UNDERTAKINGS

      1. PART I validity and revision of contracts

        1. 1.(1) A term of a contract is void where –...

        2. 2.(1) Paragraph 1(3) does not apply –

        3. 3.(1) On the application of a disabled person interested in...

      2. PART II collective agreements and rules of undertakings

        1. 4.(1) This Part of this Schedule applies to –

        2. 5.A disabled person to whom this paragraph applies may present...

        3. 6.In the case of a complaint about –

        4. 7.In the case of a complaint about a rule made...

        5. 8.(1) When an industrial tribunal finds that a complaint presented...

        6. 9.The avoidance by virtue of paragraph 4(2) of any term...

      3. PART III interpretation

        1. 10.In this Schedule “ collective agreement ” means any agreement...

        2. 11.Any reference in this Schedule to this Part of this...

        3. 12.Where a term to which section 26(1A)(c) applies is a...

    5. SCHEDULE 3A

      VALIDITY OF CONTRACTS, COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS AND RULES OF UNDERTAKINGS

      1. Part 1 VALIDITY AND REVISION OF CONTRACTS

        1. 1.  (1) A term of a contract is void where—...

        2. 2.  (1) Paragraph 1(3) does not apply—

        3. 3.  (1) On the application of a disabled person interested...

      2. Part 2 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS AND RULES OF UNDERTAKINGS

        1. 4.  (1) This Part of this Schedule applies to—

        2. 5.A disabled person to whom this paragraph applies may present...

        3. 6.In the case of a complaint about—

        4. 7.In the case of a complaint about a rule made...

        5. 8.  (1) When an employment tribunal finds that a complaint...

        6. 9.The avoidance by virtue of paragraph 4(2) of any term...

      3. Part 3 INTERPRETATION

        1. 10.In this Schedule “ collective agreement ” means any agreement...

        2. 11.Any reference in this Schedule to this Part of this...

        3. 12.Where a term to which section 26(1A)(c) applies is a...

    6. SCHEDULE 4

      Premises Occupied Under Leases

      1. Part I Occupation by EMPLOYER etc

        1. Failure to obtain consent to alteration

          1. 1.If any question arises as to whether the occupier has...

        2. Joining lessors in proceedings under section 17A . . .

          1. 2.(1) In any proceedings on a complaint under section 17A,...

        3. Regulations

          1. 3.Regulations may make provision as to circumstances in which—

        4. Sub-leases etc.

          1. 4.The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision supplementing,...

      2. Part II Occupation by persons subject to a duty under section 21, 21E or 21H

        1. Failure to obtain consent to alteration

          1. 5.If any question arises as to whether the occupier has...

        2. Reference to court

          1. 6.(1) If the occupier has applied in writing to the...

        3. Joining lessors in proceedings under section 25

          1. 7.(1) In any proceedings on a claim under section 25...

        4. Joining lessors in proceedings relating to group insurance or employment services

          1. 7A.(1) In any proceedings on a complaint under section 25(8)...

        5. Joining lessors in proceedings relating to group insurance or employment services

          1. 7A.(1) In any proceedings on a complaint under section 25(8)...

        6. Regulations

          1. 8.Regulations may make provision as to circumstances in which—

        7. Sub-leases etc.

          1. 9.The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision supplementing,...

      3. Part 3 OCCUPATION BY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

        1. 10.Failure to obtain consent

        2. 11.Reference to court

        3. 12.Joining lessors in proceedings under section 28V

        4. 13.Regulations

        5. 14.Sub-leases etc.

      4. PART 4 Occupation by General Qualifications Bodies

        1. Failure to obtain consent to alteration

          1. 15.If any question arises as to whether a general qualifications...

        2. Reference to court

          1. 16.(1) If the general qualifications body has applied in writing...

        3. Joining lessors in proceedings under section 31ADA

          1. 17.(1) In any proceedings on a claim under section 31ADA...

    7. SCHEDULE 4A

      RESPONSIBLE BODIES FOR SCHOOLS

      1. 1.(1) The bodies responsible for schools in England and Wales...

      2. 2.(1) The bodies responsible for schools in Scotland are set...

    8. SCHEDULE 4B

      RESPONSIBLE BODIES FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

      1. 1.(1) The bodies responsible for educational institutions in England and...

      2. 2.(1) The bodies responsible for relevant institutions in Scotland are...

    9. SCHEDULE 4C

      MODIFICATIONS OF CHAPTER 2 OF PART 4

      1. Part 1 Modifications for England and Wales – Further Education, etc Provided by Local Education Authorities

        1. 1.The following is substituted for section 28R— 28R Higher and...

        2. 2.Subsections (1A) to (1D) of section 28T (responsible bodies' duties...

        3. 3.In subsections (2) and (4) of section 28T, for “any...

        4. 4.In section 28W(1)(a) for “by an educational institution” there is...

        5. 5.Section 31A is omitted.

      2. Part 1A Modifications for England and Wales – Further Education Provided by Schools, etc

        1. 6.The following is substituted for section 28R— 28R Further education...

        2. 7.In section 28S (meaning of “discrimination”), the following subsection is...

        3. 8.In section 28S, the following subsections are substituted for subsections...

        4. 9.Subsections (1A) to (1D) of section 28T (responsible bodies' duties...

        5. 10.In subsections (2) and (4) of section 28T, for “any...

        6. 11.In section 28W(1)(a) for “by an educational institution” there is...

        7. 12.Sections 28SA, 28UA, 28UB, 28UC, 28V(1A) and 31A are omitted....

      3. Part 2 Modifications for Scotland – Further Education

        1. 13.The following is substituted for section 28R— Further education etc...

        2. 14.Subsections (1A) to (1D) of section 28T are omitted and...

        3. 15.In subsections (2) and (4) of section 28T, for “any...

        4. 16.In section 28W(1)(a) for “by an educational institution” there is...

        5. 17.Section 31A is omitted.

      4. Part 2A Modifications for Scotland – Recreational or Training Facilities

        1. 18.The following is substituted for section 28R— Recreational or training...

        2. 19.In section 28S (Meaning of “discrimination”), the following subsection is...

        3. 20.In section 28S (Meaning of “discrimination”), the following subsections are...

        4. 21.Subsections (1A) to (1D) of section 28T are omitted and...

        5. 22.In subsections (2) and (4) of section 28T, for “any...

        6. 23.In section 28W(1)(a) for “by an educational institution” there is...

        7. 24.Sections 28SA, 28UA, 28UB, 28UC, 28V(1A) and 31A are omitted....

    10. SCHEDULE 5

      The National Disability Council

      1. Status

        1. 1.(1) The Council shall be a body corporate.

      2. Procedure

        1. 2.The Council has power to regulate its own procedure (including...

      3. Membership

        1. 3.(1) The Council shall consist of at least 10, but...

      4. Term of office of members

        1. 4.(1) Each member shall be appointed for a term which...

      5. Remuneration

        1. 5.(1) The Secretary of State may pay such remuneration or...

      6. Staff

        1. 6.The Secretary of State shall provide the Council with such...

      7. Supplementary regulation-making power

        1. 7.The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision—

      8. Annual report

        1. 8.(1) As soon as is practicable after the end of...

    11. SCHEDULE 6

      Consequential Amendments

      1. Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50)

        1. 1.In section 12(1) of the Employment and Training Act 1973...

      2. Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 (c. 44)

        1. 2.In section 136(1) of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978...

        2. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. Companies Act 1985 (c. 6)

        1. 4.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 7 to the Companies Act...

      4. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

        1. 5.In section 7 of the Local Government and Housing Act...

      5. Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990 (c. 35)

        1. 6.In section 16 of the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland)...

    12. SCHEDULE 7

      Repeals

    13. SCHEDULE 8

      Modifications of this Act in its application to Northern Ireland

      1. 1.In its application to Northern Ireland this Act shall have...

      2. 2.(1) In section 3(1) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      3. 3.In section 4(6) for “Great Britain” substitute “ Northern Ireland...

      4. 4.(1) In section 7(2) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      5. 5.(1) In section 8(3) omit “or (in Scotland) in reparation”....

      6. 6.(1) In section 9(2)(a) for “a conciliation officer” substitute “...

      7. 7.(1) In section 10(1)(b) omit “or recognised body”.

      8. 8.— In section 12(5) for “Great Britain” where it twice...

      9. 9.(1) In section 19(3)(g) for “section 2 of the Employment...

      10. 10.In section 20(7) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute ;...

      11. 11.In section 22(4) and (6) omit “or (in Scotland) the...

      12. 12.(1) In section 25(1) omit “or (in Scotland) in reparation”....

      13. 13.In section 26(3) omit “or a sheriff court”.

      14. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      15. 15.Omit sections 29, 30 and 31.

      16. 16.(1) In section 32(1) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      17. 17.In section 33, for “Secretary of State”, wherever it occurs,...

      18. 18.For section 34 substitute— New licences conditional on compliance with...

      19. 19.Omit section 35.

      20. 20.In section 36(7) for “licensing authority” substitute “ Department of...

      21. 21.(1) In section 37(5) and (6) for “licensing authority” substitute...

      22. 21A.(1) In section 37A(5) and (6) for “licensing authority” substitute...

      23. 22.(1) In section 38(1) for “a licensing authority” substitute “...

      24. 23.Omit section 39.

      25. 24.(1) In section 40 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      26. 25.(1) In section 41(2) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      27. 26.(1) In section 42 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      28. 27.In section 43 for “Secretary of State” wherever it occurs...

      29. 28.(1) In section 44 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      30. 29.(1) In section 45 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      31. 30.(1) In section 46 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      32. 31.(1) In section 47 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      33. 32.Omit section 48(3).

      34. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      35. 34.(1) In section 51(1) for “the Secretary of State” substitute...

      36. 35.For section 52 substitute— Further provisions about codes issued under...

      37. 36.(1) In section 53 for “Secretary of State” wherever it...

      38. 37.For section 54 substitute— Further provisions about codes issued under...

      39. 38.In section 56(2) and (4) for “Secretary of State” substitute...

      40. 39.In section 59(1) after “Crown” where it twice occurs insert...

      41. 40.(1) In section 60(1) to (3) for “Secretary of State”...

      42. 41.For section 61 substitute— Amendments of Disabled Persons (Employment) Act...

      43. 42.(1) In section 62(2) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      44. 43.Omit section 63.

      45. 44.(1) In section 64(3) for “England and Wales” substitute “...

      46. 45.Omit section 65.

      47. 46.For section 67 substitute— Regulations and orders etc. (1) Any power under this Act to make regulations or...

      48. 47.(1) For section 68(1) substitute— (1) In this Act— “accessibility...

      49. 48.(1) In section 70(3) for “Secretary of State” substitute “...

      50. 49.(1) In Schedule 1 in paragraph 7(1) for “Act 1944”...

      51. 50.(1) In Schedule 3 in paragraph 1—

      52. 51.(1) In Schedule 4 in paragraphs 2(1) and (5) and...

      53. 52.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      54. 53.For Schedules 6 and 7 substitute— SCHEDULE 6 Consequential Amendments...