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The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Discrimination on grounds of religion or belief

    4. 4.Discrimination by way of victimisation

    5. 5.Harassment on grounds of religion or belief

  3. PART II DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

    1. 6.Applicants and employees

    2. 7.Exception for genuine occupational requirement

    3. 8.Contract workers

    4. 9.Meaning of employment and contract work at establishment in Great Britain

    5. 10.Office-holders etc

    6. 11.Police

    7. 12.Barristers

    8. 13.Advocates

    9. 14.Partnerships

    10. 15.Trade organisations

    11. 16.Qualifications bodies

    12. 17.Providers of vocational training

    13. 18.Employment agencies, careers guidance etc

    14. 19.Assisting persons to obtain employment etc

    15. 20.Institutions of further and higher education

    16. 21.Relationships which have come to an end

  4. PART III OTHER UNLAWFUL ACTS

    1. 22.Liability of employers and principals

    2. 23.Aiding unlawful acts

  5. PART IV GENERAL EXCEPTIONS FROM PARTS II AND III

    1. 24.Exception for national security

    2. 25.Exceptions for positive action

    3. 26.Protection of Sikhs from discrimination in connection with requirements as to wearing of safety helmets

  6. PART V ENFORCEMENT

    1. 27.Restriction of proceedings for breach of Regulations

    2. 28.Jurisdiction of employment tribunals

    3. 29.Burden of proof: employment tribunals

    4. 30.Remedies on complaints in employment tribunals

    5. 31.Jurisdiction of county and sheriff courts

    6. 32.Burden of proof: county and sheriff courts

    7. 33.Help for persons in obtaining information etc

    8. 34.Period within which proceedings to be brought

  7. PART VI SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 35.Validity of contracts, collective agreements and rules of undertakings

    2. 36.Application to the Crown etc

    3. 37.Application to House of Commons staff

    4. 38.Application to House of Lords staff

    5. 39.Savings of, and amendments to, legislation

  8. Signature

  9. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

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    2. Schedule 2

      Questionnaire of person aggrieved

    3. Schedule 3

      Reply by respondent

    4. Schedule 4

      Validity of contracts, collective agreements and rules of undertakings

    5. Schedule 5

      Amendments to legislation

  10. Explanatory Note

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