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Part 2 E+W+S+N.I.Legislative and executive competence: further provision

Equal opportunitiesE+W+S+N.I.

45Public sector duty regarding socio-economic inequalitiesE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Equality Act 2010 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 1 (public sector duty), in subsection (2A), after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)in the case of a duty imposed on an authority in relation to devolved Welsh functions, guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers;.

(3)In section 2 (power to amend section 1) omit subsections (7), (9) and (10).

(4)Section 216 (commencement) is amended as follows.

(5)In subsection (3), for ““subsection (4)”” substitute “ subsections (4) and (6) ”.

(6)After subsection (5) insert—

(6)The following provisions of Part 1 come into force on such day as the Welsh Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)section 1, so far as it applies to a relevant authority as defined by section 2(6);

(b)section 2, so far as it confers a power on the Welsh Ministers;

(c)section 3, for the purposes of section 1 to the extent mentioned in paragraph (a).

(7)Section 209 does not apply to an order under subsection (6).


Commencement Information

I1S. 45 in force at 1.4.2018 by S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 3(i)