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Disability Discrimination Act 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Public authorities

    1. 1.Councillors and members of the Greater London Authority

    2. 2.Discrimination by public authorities

    3. 3.Duties of public authorities

    4. 4.Police

  3. Transport

    1. 5.Application of sections 19 to 21 of the 1995 Act to transport vehicles

    2. 6.Rail vehicles: application of accessibility regulations

    3. 7.Rail vehicles: accessibility compliance certificates

    4. 8.Rail vehicles: enforcement and penalties

    5. 9.Recognition of disabled persons' badges issued outside Great Britain

  4. Other matters

    1. 10.Discriminatory advertisements

    2. 11.Group insurance

    3. 12.Private clubs etc.

    4. 13.Discrimination in relation to letting of premises

    5. 14.Power to modify or end small dwellings exemptions

    6. 15.General qualifications bodies

    7. 16.Improvements to let dwelling houses

    8. 17.Generalisation of section 56 of the 1995 Act in relation to Part 3 claims

    9. 18.Meaning of “disability”

  5. Supplementary

    1. 19.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals and revocation

    2. 20.Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Amendments of the 1995 Act

        1. 1.The 1995 Act shall have effect with the following amendments....

        2. 2.(1) Section 2 (past disabilities) is amended as follows.

        3. 3.(1) Section 3 (guidance) is amended as follows.

        4. 4.In the heading to Part 2, after “The employment field”...

        5. 5.In section 4C(2) (provisions whose application to an office or...

        6. 6.For section 14C(3) (provisions about practical work experience do not...

        7. 7.In section 16A(2) (meaning of “relevant relationship” in section 16A)—...

        8. 8.(1) Section 16B (discriminatory advertisements) is amended as follows.

        9. 9.Section 17A(1B) (which defines “enactment”in section 17A(1A) but is unnecessary...

        10. 10.(1) Section 17B (enforcement of sections 16B and 16C) is...

        11. 11.In section 18D(2) (interpretation of Part 2)—

        12. 12.In Part 2 (the employment field and members of locally-electable...

        13. 13.(1) Section 19 (discrimination in relation to goods, facilities and...

        14. 14.In section 20(7) (regulations may provide for a person’s lack...

        15. 15.(1) Section 21A (employment services) is amended as follows.

        16. 16.In section 22 (discrimination in relation to premises), after subsection...

        17. 17.After section 22 there is inserted— Commonholds (1) It is unlawful for any person whose licence or...

        18. 18.In section 23(6) (meaning of “relevant occupier”), after paragraph (a)...

        19. 19.(1) Section 24 (meaning of “discrimination” in section 22) is...

        20. 20.After section 24L (which is inserted by section 13 of...

        21. 21.In section 25 (enforcement etc. of Part 3), for subsections...

        22. 22.In section 26 (validity and revision of certain agreements), for...

        23. 23.In section 27 (alterations to premises occupied under leases), in...

        24. 24.(1) Chapter 1 of Part 4 (schools) is amended as...

        25. 25.In section 31B (conciliation for disputes under Chapter 1 or...

        26. 26.(1) Section 33 (hire car services at designated transport facilities)...

        27. 27.In section 46 (rail vehicle accessibility regulations)—

        28. 28.(1) Section 53A (codes of practice) is amended as follows....

        29. 29.(1) Section 55 (victimisation) is amended as follows.

        30. 30.In section 59(1) (statutory authority), for paragraphs (b) and (c)...

        31. 31.(1) Section 64 (application to Crown etc) is amended as...

        32. 32.In section 65(5) (which refers to proceedings before employment tribunals...

        33. 33.(1) Section 67 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

        34. 34.(1) Section 68 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

        35. 35.In section 70(5A) (certain provisions extend to England and Wales...

        36. 36.In Schedule 1 (provisions supplementing section 1), in paragraph 8...

        37. 37.(1) Schedule 2 (modifications with which provisions mentioned in section...

        38. 38.(1) Schedule 3 (enforcement and procedure) is amended as follows....

        39. 39.(1) Schedule 3A (validity of contracts etc.) is amended as...

        40. 40.(1) Schedule 4 (premises occupied under leases) is amended as...

      2. Part 2 Amendments related to disabled persons' badges

        1. Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c. 44)

          1. 41.In section 21(4) of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons...

        2. Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)

          1. 42.The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 shall have effect with...

          2. 43.(1) Section 105 (exemptions from section 104) is amended as...

          3. 44.(1) Section 117 (wrongful use of disabled person’s badge) is...

        3. Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

          1. 45.(1) Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988...

        4. Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40)

          1. 46.(1) Section 70 of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (exemptions...

        5. Courts Act 2003 (c. 39)

          1. 47.(1) Paragraph 46 of Schedule 5 to the Courts Act...

        6. Traffic Management Act 2004 (c. 18)

          1. 48.(1) Section 79 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 (immobilisation...

      3. Part 3 Other amendments

        1. Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 (c. 33)

          1. 49.In section 18 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and...

        2. Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c. 17)

          1. 50.(1) The Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 shall have effect...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals and revocation

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