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Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000

2000 CHAPTER 34

An Act to extend further the application of the Race Relations Act 1976 to the police and other public authorities; to amend the exemption under that Act for acts done for the purpose of safeguarding national security; and for connected purposes.

[30th November 2000]

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Further extension of 1976 Act to police and other public authoritiesE+W+S

F11 Discrimination by police and other public authorities.E+W+S

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F22 Specified authorities: general statutory duty.E+W+S

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F33 Certain appointment functions outside the employment field.E+W+S

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F34 Police: extension of liability of chief officers etc.E+W+S

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Special cases: procedural and other consequencesE+W+S

F35 Criminal investigations and proceedings.E+W+S

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F36 Immigration and asylum appeals.E+W+S

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National securityE+W+S

F37 National security.E+W+S

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F38 National security: procedure.E+W+S

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Supplementary and final provisionsE+W+S+N.I.

9 Consequential amendments and repeals.E+W+S+N.I.

[F3(1)Schedule 2 (which makes further consequential amendments of enactments) is to have effect.

(2)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 3 are repealed to the extent specified there.]

10 Short title, commencement and extent.E+W+S+N.I.

[F3(1)This Act may be cited as the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000.

(2)Sections 1 to 9 (including Schedules 1 to 3) shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)An order under this section—

(a)shall be made by statutory instrument; and

(b)may make such transitory, transitional or saving provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(4)Transitory provision made in exercise of the power conferred by subsection (3)(b) may, in particular, include provision made in consequence of any provision of any other Act passed before, or in the same session as, this Act not having come into force.

(5)No amendment by this Act of an enactment shall be taken, for the purposes of the M1Scotland Act 1998, to be a pre-commencement enactment within the meaning of that Act unless the amendment so provides.

(6)Any amendment or repeal by this Act of an enactment has the same extent as the enactment amended or repealed.]

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Section 2(2).

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Section 9(1).

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I.Consequential Amendments

Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74)E+W+S

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Local Government Act 1988 (c.9)E+W+S

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Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997 (c.68)E+W+S+N.I.

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School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c.31)E+W+S+N.I.

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31In paragraph 6(b) of Schedule 5 to the Act of 1998 (adjudicators to have regard to certain obligations owed by local education authorities and governing bodies under the M2Race Relations Act 1976), after “Part III” there shall be inserted “ or section 71 ”.

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Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (c.33)E+W+S+N.I.

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Section 9(2).

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I.Repeals

[F23ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1976 c. 74.Race Relations Act 1976.

Section 16.

Section 19.

Section 19ZA.

In section 57(5), the words from “and” to the end of the subsection.

Section 58(6).

In section 68, subsection (2)(b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it and, in subsection (3), the words “or, as the case may be, eight” and “or (b)”.

In section 69, subsection (2)(b) and the word “or” immediately preceding it and subsection (2A).

1980 c. 44.Education (Scotland) Act 1980.In Schedule 4, paragraph 14.
1985 c. 51.Local Government Act 1985.

In Schedule 13, paragraph 13(h).

In Schedule 14, paragraph 54.

1985 c. 69.Housing Associations Act 1985.Section 75(5).
1988 c. 4.Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988.In Schedule 6, paragraph 16.
1988 c. 9.Local Government Act 1988.Section 18(7A).
1988 c. 40.Education Reform Act 1988.In Schedule 12, paragraphs 19 and 79.
1988 c. 43.Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.Section 2(11).
1988 c. 50.Housing Act 1988.Sections 56 and 63(5).
1989 c. 39.Self-Governing Schools etc. (Scotland) Act 1989.In Schedule 10, paragraph 6(3).
1992 c. 13.Further and Higher Education Act 1992.In Schedule 8, paragraph 88.
1992 c. 37.Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992.In Schedule 9, paragraph 5(4).
1994 c. 19.Local Government (Wales) Act 1994.In Schedule 13, paragraph 20(g).
1994 c. 29.Police and Magistrates’ Courts Act 1994.In Schedule 4, paragraph 51.
1994 c. 30.Education Act 1994.In Schedule 2, paragraph 6(4).
1994 c. 39.Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.In Schedule 13, paragraph 108.
1995 c. 25.Environment Act 1995.

In Schedule 8, paragraph 8(4).

In Schedule 10, paragraph 15(2).

1996 c. 16.Police Act 1996.In Schedule 7, paragraphs 1(2)(l) and 31.
1996 c. 56.Education Act 1996.In Schedule 37, paragraph 42 and, in paragraph 117(4), paragraph (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it.
1997 c. 50.Police Act 1997.In Schedule 9, paragraphs 35 and 36.
1998 c. 38.Government of Wales Act 1998.In Schedule 16, paragraph 30.
1999 c. 26.Employment Relations Act 1999.In Schedule 8, paragraph 6.
1999 c. 29.Greater London Authority Act 1999.Section 391.
2000 c. 21.Learning and Skills Act 2000.In Schedule 9, paragraph 10.]