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20th July 2006
This Order is made in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 53A(6)(a) and 67(3)(a) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995(1) (“the Act”).
In accordance with section 53A(4) of the Act—
(a)a draft code of practice prepared by the Disability Rights Commission entitled “Rights of Access: services to the public, public authority functions, private clubs and premises” has been submitted to and approved by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions;
(b)the draft code of practice was laid by the Secretary of State before both Houses of Parliament on 8th June 2006;
(c)a period of forty days has elapsed without either House resolving not to approve the draft; and
(d)the code of practice was issued by the Disability Rights Commission on 18th July 2006 under section 53A(1), (1D) and (1F)(2) of the Act.
In accordance with section 53A(4B) and (6B) of the Act(3), the Secretary of State has consulted the Scottish Ministers before deciding whether to approve the draft code of practice, and as to the date to be appointed by this Order.
Accordingly, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions makes the following Order:
1995 c. 50. Section 53A was inserted by the Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c. 17), section 9(1). Section 67(3) was amended by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (c. 13) (“the 2005 Act”), Schedule 1, paragraphs 1 and 33(1) and (3).
Section 53A(1) was substituted by the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (c. 10), section 36(1) and (2), and amended by S.I. 2003/1673, and the 2005 Act, Schedule 1, paragraphs 1 and 28(1) and (2). Section 53A(1D) was inserted by the 2005 Act, section 16(2). Section 53A(1F) was inserted by the Equality Act 2006 (c. 3), section 43(2)(a).
Section 53A(4B) and (6B) were inserted by the Equality Act 2006, section 43(2)(b) and (c).
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