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Part 1 (public sector duty regarding socio-economic inequalities)
Chapter 2 of Part 5 (occupational pensions)
Section 78 (gender pay gap)
Section 106 (election candidates: diversity information)
Chapters 1 to 3 and 5 of Part 9 (enforcement), except section 136
Sections 142 and 146 (unenforceable terms, declaration in respect of void terms)
Chapter 1 of Part 11 (public sector equality duty)
Part 12 (disabled persons: transport)
Part 13 (disability: miscellaneous)
Section 197 (power to specify age exceptions)
Part 15 (family property)
Part 16 (general and miscellaneous)
Schedule 1 (disability: supplementary provision)
In Schedule 3 (services and public functions: exceptions)—
in Part 3 (health and care), paragraphs 13 and 14;
Part 4 (immigration);
Part 5 (insurance);
Part 6 (marriage);
Part 7 (separate and single services), except paragraph 30;
Part 8 (television, radio and on-line broadcasting and distribution);
Part 9 (transport);
Part 10 (supplementary)
Schedule 4 (premises: reasonable adjustments)
Schedule 5 (premises: exceptions), except paragraph 1
Schedule 6 (office-holders: excluded offices), except so far as relating to colour or nationality or marriage and civil partnership
Schedule 8 (work: reasonable adjustments)
In Schedule 9 (work: exceptions)—
Part 1 (general), except so far as relating to colour or nationality;
Part 2 (exceptions relating to age);
Part 3 (other exceptions), except paragraph 19 so far as relating to colour or nationality
Schedule 10 (education: accessibility for disabled pupils)
Schedule 13 (education: reasonable adjustments), except paragraphs 2, 5, 6 and 9
Schedule 17 (education: disabled pupils: enforcement)
Schedule 18 (public sector equality duty: exceptions)
Schedule 19 (list of public authorities)
Schedule 20 (rail vehicle accessibility: compliance)
Schedule 21 (reasonable adjustments: supplementary)
In Schedule 22 (exceptions: statutory provisions), paragraphs 2 and 5
Schedule 23 (general exceptions), except paragraph 2
Schedule 25 (information society services)
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