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Disability Discrimination Act 1995

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28Advice and assistance

(1)The Secretary of State may make arrangements for the provision of advice and assistance to persons with a view to promoting the settlement of disputes arising under this Part otherwise than by recourse to the courts.

(2)Any person appointed by the Secretary of State in connection with arrangements made under subsection (1) shall have such duties as the Secretary of State may direct.

(3)The Secretary of State may pay to any person so appointed such allowances and compensation for loss of earnings as he considers appropriate.

(4)The Secretary of State may make such payments, by way of grants, in respect of expenditure incurred, or to be incurred, by any person exercising functions in accordance with arrangements made by the Secretary of State under this section as he considers appropriate.

(5)The approval of the Treasury is required for any payment under subsection (3) or (4).

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