Disability Discrimination Act 2005

Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c. 17)

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50(1)The Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 shall have effect with the following amendments.

(2)In section 2(5) (interpretation of section)—

(a)in the definition of “discrimination”, for “Part II, Part 3 or Chapter 1 or 2 of Part 4” there is substituted “Part 2, 3 or 4”, and

(b)in the definition of “harassment”, for “or 3” there is substituted “, 3 or 4”.

(3)In sections 4(5), 5(11) and 6(4) and in paragraph 3(10) of Schedule 3 (meaning of “unlawful act”), for “Part II, Part 3 or Chapter 1 or 2 of Part 4” there is substituted “Part 2, 3 or 4”.

(4)In section 6(1)(b) (findings of unlawful discrimination)—

(a)after “28V of the 1995 Act” there is inserted “, or in proceedings under provision made under section 31AE of that Act,” and

(b)for “Part 3 or Chapter 1 or 2 of Part 4” there is substituted “3 or 4”.

(5)In section 7(1)(a) (which refers to proceedings under Parts 2 to 4 of the 1995 Act), after “28V of the 1995 Act” there is inserted “or under provision made under section 31AE of that Act”.

(6)Section 11 (which amended a provision that has since been repealed) is omitted.

(7)In section 16 (short title, commencement and extent), after subsection (3) there is inserted—

(3A)Section 7(1)(aa) and (4A) extend only to England and Wales.