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The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2005

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Provisions coming into force on 5th December 2005

3.  5th December 2005 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act

(a)section 1 (councillors and members of the Greater London Authority), so far as it inserts sections 15A to the extent that it relates to section 15B, and 15B into the 1995 Act;

(b)section 3 (duties of public authorities), so far as it inserts the following into the 1995 Act—

(i)section 49A(1) for the purpose only of regulations under section 49D;

(ii)sections 49B to 49F so far as not already in force;

(c)section 4 (police);

(d)section 6 (3) to (5) (rail vehicle exemption orders);

(e)section 10 (discriminatory advertisements);

(f)section 11 (group insurance);

(g)section 12 (private clubs), so far as it is not already in force;

(h)section 17 (generalisation of section 56 of the 1995 Act), so far as it is not already in force, except for subsections (6), (7) so far as not already in force, and (9) of section 56, as substituted by this section;

(i)section 18 (meaning of “disability”), so far as it is not already in force;

(j)so far as they are not already in force, paragraphs 2(2), 3 to 6, 7(a) to the extent that it relates to section 15B, and (b), 8(1), (2) to the extent that it relates to section 15B, and (3), 10, 21, 22, 26, 29(1) and (3) to (5), 31 to the extent that it relates to Part 5A, 32, 33, 34(2) so far as it inserts the definition of “employment services”, (3) and (4), 36, 37(1) and (2), 38(2), 39, 40 (1), (2), (5) and (6), 49 and 50(1) and (6) of Schedule 1, and section 19(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs; and

(k)the entries in Schedule 2 (repeals and revocation) in respect of—

(i)sections 16A(2)(b), 16B(3)(i), 18, 55(6), and 68(1) of, and paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1 to, the 1995 Act;

(ii)the Disability Rights Commission Act 1999(1); and

(iii)the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999(2), and

section 19(2) so far as relating to those entries.

(2)

S.I. 1999/1750.

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