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Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018

Section 11 – Equality Act 2010

22.Section 11 makes provision in relation to the Equality Act 2010. Sections 158 (positive action: general) and 159 (positive action: recruitment and promotion) of that Act are disapplied to action taken under the Act so as to prevent overlap. Section 10(2) specifies that action under the Act is not prohibited by Part 5 of the Equality Act (work).

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