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Equality Act 2006

Section 19:  Groups

66.Section 19 provides the CEHR with powers additional to the general powers set out in section 13, to fulfil its duties in respect of groups set out in section 10.

67.The provisions of section 19 enable the CEHR to monitor crimes affecting members of certain groups and undertake activities to reduce crime within or affecting members of those groups. The CEHR can also arrange social, recreational, sporting, civic, educational or other activities designed to involve members of groups.

68.The CEHR can undertake these activities itself, or can arrange to assist or cooperate with others in making such arrangements.

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