The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Discrimination on grounds of age

    4. 4.Discrimination by way of victimisation

    5. 5.Instructions to discriminate

    6. 6.Harassment on grounds of age

  3. PART 2 DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

    1. 7.Applicants and employees

    2. 8.Exception for genuine occupational requirement etc

    3. 9.Contract workers

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

    5. 11.Pension schemes

    6. 12.Office-holders etc

    7. 13.Police

    8. 14.Serious Organised Crime Agency

    9. 15.Barristers

    10. 16.Advocates

    11. 17.Partnerships

    12. 18.Trade organisations

    13. 19.Qualifications bodies

    14. 20.The provision of vocational training

    15. 21.Employment agencies, careers guidance etc

    16. 22.Assisting persons to obtain employment etc

    17. 23.Institutions of further and higher education

    18. 24.Relationships which have come to an end

  4. PART 3 OTHER UNLAWFUL ACTS

    1. 25.Liability of employers and principals

    2. 26.Aiding unlawful acts

  5. PART 4 GENERAL EXCEPTIONS FROM PARTS 2 AND 3

    1. 27.Exception for statutory authority

    2. 28.Exception for national security

    3. 29.Exceptions for positive action

    4. 30.Exception for retirement

    5. 31.Exception for the national minimum wage

    6. 32.Exception for provision of certain benefits based on length of service

    7. 33.Exception for provision of enhanced redundancy payments to employees

    8. 34.Exception for provision of life assurance cover to retired workers

  6. PART 5 ENFORCEMENT

    1. 35.Restriction of proceedings for breach of Regulations

    2. 36.Jurisdiction of employment tribunals

    3. 37.Burden of proof: employment tribunals

    4. 38.Remedies on complaints in employment tribunals

    5. 39.Jurisdiction of county and sheriff courts

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

    7. 41.Help for persons in obtaining information etc

    8. 42.Period within which proceedings to be brought

  7. PART 6 SUPPLEMENTAL

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

    2. 44.Application to the Crown etc

    3. 45.Application to House of Commons staff

    4. 46.Application to House of Lords staff

    5. 47.Duty to consider working beyond retirement

    6. 48.Duty to consider working beyond retirement - transitional provisions

    7. 49.Amendments, transitionals, repeals and revocations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Norwegian part of the Frigg Gas Field

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Pension schemes

      1. Part 1 Pension schemes - general

      2. Part 2 Excepted rules, practices, actions and decisions relating to occupational pension schemes

      3. Part 3 Excepted rules, practices, actions and decisions relating to contributions by employers to personal pension schemes

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Questionnaire of person aggrieved

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Reply by respondent

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Validity of contracts, collective agreements and rules of undertakings

      1. Part 1 Validity and revision of contracts

      2. Part 2 Collective agreements and rules of undertakings

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Duty to consider working beyond retirement

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Duty to consider working beyond retirement - transitional provisions

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Amendments to legislation and related transitional provisions

      1. Part 1 Primary legislation

      2. Part 2 Other legislation

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Repeals and revocations

  9. Explanatory Note