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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

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43(1)Civil legal services provided in relation to contravention of the Equality Act 2010 or a previous discrimination enactment.

Exclusions

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) is subject to—

(a)the exclusions in Part 2 of this Schedule, with the exception of paragraph 15 of that Part, and

(b)the exclusion in Part 3 of this Schedule.

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(3)In this paragraph “previous discrimination enactment” means—

(a)the Equal Pay Act 1970;

(b)the Sex Discrimination Act 1975;

(c)the Race Relations Act 1976;

(d)the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;

(e)the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1660);

(f)the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1661);

(g)the Equality Act 2006;

(h)the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/1031);

(i)the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/1263).

(4)The reference in sub-paragraph (1) to contravention of the Equality Act 2010 or a previous discrimination enactment includes—

(a)breach of a term modified by, or included by virtue of, a provision that is an equality clause or equality rule for the purposes of the Equal Pay Act 1970 or the Equality Act 2010, and

(b)breach of a provision that is a non-discrimination rule for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010.

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