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The Transfer of Functions (Equality) Order 2007

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Article 8

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Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

1.  In Schedule 2 (departments etc. subject to investigation), at the appropriate place insert—

Government Equalities Office..

Equal Pay Act 1970 (c. 41)

2.  In section 11 (short title, interpretation and extent), after subsection (2A) insert—

(2B) In this Act “the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal..

3.  In the following provisions, for “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “Minister”—

(a)section 2(2) (disputes as to, and enforcement of, requirement of equal treatment);

(b)section 5(1) and (3) (agricultural wages orders);

(c)section 7B(2) and (4) to (7) (questioning of employer).

Employment and Training Act 1973 (c. 50)

4.  In section 13 (interpretation), at the end insert—

(6) In sections 2 and 9 and in the other provisions of this Act so far as relating to those sections, references to the Secretary of State include references to the Lord Privy Seal..

Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

5.  In section 82 (general interpretation provisions), in subsection (1), after the definition of “managers” insert—

“the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal;.

6.  In the following provisions, for “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “Minister”—

(a)section 21A(5) and (7) (public authorities);

(b)section 74(1) and (3) (help for aggrieved persons in obtaining information etc.);

(c)section 76A(3)(i) and (4) (public authorities: general statutory duty);

(d)section 76B(1) to (3) (specific duties);

(e)section 76C(2), (6) and (7) (specific duties: Scotland);

(f)section 77(4B) (validity and revision of contracts);

(g)section 80 (power to amend certain provisions of Act);

(h)section 81(2A) and (2B) (orders).

7.  In section 16(1) (Training Commission etc.), after “Secretary of State” insert “or the Minister”.

8.  In section 81(1) and (2), and in section 82(1) in the definition of “prescribed”, for “Secretary of State” substitute “Minister or the Secretary of State”.

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

9.  In section 78 (general interpretation provisions), in subsection (1), after the definition of “managers” insert—

“the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal;.

10.  In the following provisions, for “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “Minister”—

(a)section 56(5) and (6) (remedies on complaint under section 54);

(b)section 65(1) and (3) (help for aggrieved persons in obtaining information etc.);

(c)section 67(4) (sheriff courts and designated county courts);

(d)section 71(2) and (4) to (6) (specified authorities: general statutory duty);

(e)section 71B(2) and (3) (general statutory duty: Wales);

(f)section 72(4B) (validity and revision of contracts);

(g)section 73 (power to amend certain provisions of Act).

11.  In section 15(1) (Training Commission etc.), after “Secretary of State” insert “or the Minister”.

12.  In section 78(1), in the definition of “prescribed”, for “Secretary of State” substitute “Minister or the Secretary of State”.

Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Act 2002 (c. 2)

13.  In section 3(2) (expiry), for “Secretary of State” substitute “Lord Privy Seal”.

Civil Partnership Act 2004 (c. 33)

14.  In section 213(2) (power to amend Schedule 20), for “Secretary of State” substitute “Lord Privy Seal”.

Equality Act 2006 (c. 3)

15.—(1) In section 35 (general), after the definition of “human rights” insert—

“the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal;.

(2) In section 79 (interpretation), after subsection (2) insert—

(3) In this Part “the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal..

(3) In section 81 (regulations), after subsection (5) insert—

(6) In this section “the Minister” means the Lord Privy Seal..

16.  In the following provisions, for “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “Minister”—

(a)section 4(4) (strategic plan);

(b)section 10(6) (power to amend list of matters for purpose of definition of “group”);

(c)section 12(5) (monitoring progress);

(d)section 14(5) and (7) to (10) (codes of practice);

(e)section 15(3) and (6) (codes of practice: supplemental);

(f)section 27(10) (conciliation);

(g)section 28(8) (legal assistance);

(h)section 29(5) (legal assistance: costs);

(i)section 33(3) (equality and human rights enactments);

(j)section 50(3) and (4) (section 49: exceptions);

(k)section 52(6) (public authorities: general);

(l)section 64(1) and (2) (amendment of exceptions);

(m)section 70(2), (3) and (5) (information);

(n)section 81(1);

(o)Schedule 1 (the Commission).

Charities Act 2006 (c. 50)

17.  In section 70(11) (power of relevant Minister to give financial assistance to charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institutions) for “or the Minister for the Cabinet Office” substitute “, the Minister for the Cabinet Office or the Lord Privy Seal”.

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