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(1)It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a disabled person—
(a)in the arrangements which he makes for the purpose of determining to whom he should offer employment;
(b)in the terms on which he offers that person employment; or
(c)by refusing to offer, or deliberately not offering, him employment.
(2)It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a disabled person whom he employs—
(a)in the terms of employment which he affords him;
(b)in the opportunities which he affords him for promotion, a transfer, training or receiving any other benefit;
(c)by refusing to afford him, or deliberately not affording him, any such opportunity; or
(d)by dismissing him, or subjecting him to any other detriment.
(3)Subsection (2) does not apply to benefits of any description if the employer is concerned with the provision (whether or not for payment) of benefits of that description to the public, or to a section of the public which includes the employee in question, unless—
(a)that provision differs in a material respect from the provision of the benefits by the employer to his employees; or
(b)the provision of the benefits to the employee in question is regulated by his contract of employment; or
(c)the benefits relate to training.
(4)In this Part “benefits” includes facilities and services.
(5)In the case of an act which constitutes discrimination by virtue of section 55, this section also applies to discrimination against a person who is not disabled.
(6)This section applies only in relation to employment at an establishment in Great Britain.
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