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The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation

  5. 4.Goods, facilities and services

  6. 5.Premises

  7. 6.Exceptions to regulations 4 and 5

  8. 7.Educational establishments, local education authorities, and education authorities

  9. 8.Public authorities

  10. 9.Discriminatory practices

  11. 10.Discriminatory advertisements

  12. 11.Instructing or causing discrimination

  13. 12.Statutory requirements

  14. 13.Education, training and welfare

  15. 14.Organisations relating to religion or belief

  16. 15.Adoption and fostering agencies

  17. 16.Associations

  18. 17.Exceptions from regulation 16 for certain associations

  19. 18.Charities

  20. 19.Restriction of proceedings

  21. 20.Claims of unlawful action

  22. 21.Claims of unlawful action: immigration cases

  23. 22.Remedies for unlawful action

  24. 23.Claims of unlawful action: timing

  25. 24.Claims of unlawful action: information

  26. 25.National security

  27. 26.Validity and revision of contracts

  28. 27.Insurance

  29. 28.Blood donation

  30. 29.Aiding unlawful acts

  31. 30.Employers’ and principals’ liability

  32. 31.Police etc.

  33. 32.Amendment to the Equality Act 2006

  34. 33.Crown application

  35. 34.Territorial application

  36. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Discrimination by public authorities: exceptions

      1. PART 1 Bodies to which regulation 8 does not apply

        1. 1.The House of Commons.

        2. 2.The House of Lords.

        3. 3.The authorities of either House of Parliament.

        4. 4.The Security Service.

        5. 5.The Secret Intelligence Service.

        6. 6.The Government Communications Headquarters.

        7. 7.A part of the armed forces of the Crown which...

      2. PART 2 Functions and actions to which regulation 8 does not apply

        1. 1.The exercise of a judicial function (whether in connection with...

        2. 2.Anything done on behalf of or on the instructions of...

        3. 3.Preparing, passing (or making), confirming, approving or considering an enactment...

        4. 4.The making of an instrument by a Minister of the...

        5. 5.The making of an instrument by the Scottish Ministers or...

        6. 6.A decision not to institute or continue criminal proceedings (and...

        7. 7.Action which— (a) is unlawful by virtue of another provision...

        8. 8.Action which— (a) is unlawful by virtue of a provision...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Information: Forms

      1. PART 1 Form of Questions by Claimant or Potential Claimant

      2. PART 2 Form of Reply by Respondent or Potential Respondent

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Responsible bodies of Educational Establishments

  37. Explanatory Note

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