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Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000

Schedule 1: Bodies and Other Persons Subject to General Statutory Duty

70.Schedule 1 to the 2000 Act inserts Schedule 1A into the 1976 Act.  It lists those persons and classes of persons that are to be subject to the general duty to promote race equality under section 71(1). The Schedule covers the main central and local government bodies, the police, educational bodies and housing bodies amongst others.

71.It does not list the vast majority of Non-Departmental Public Bodies.  Nor does it list private bodies carrying out functions of a public nature.  However, it will be possible to add these bodies (so far as relevant) to the Schedule by order.

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