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The Race Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Qualifying bodies

14.—(1) It is unlawful for an authority or body which can confer an authorisation or qualification which is needed for, or facilitates, engagement in a particular profession or trade to discriminate against a person—

(a)in the terms on which it is prepared to confer on him that authorisation or qualification; or

(b)by refusing, or deliberately omitting to grant, his application for it; or

(c)by withdrawing it from him or varying the terms on which he holds it.

(2) In this Article—

(a)“authorisation or qualification” includes recognition, registration, enrolment, approval and certification;

(b)“confer” includes renew or extend.

(3) Paragraph (1) does not apply to discrimination which is rendered unlawful by Article 18 or 19.

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