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The Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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77.—(1) Nothing in this Order shall—

(a)be construed as affecting a provision to which this paragraph applies; or

(b)render unlawful an act which is done in order to give effect to such a provision.

(2) Paragraph (1) applies to a provision for conferring benefits on persons of a particular religious belief or a particular political opinion (disregarding any benefits to persons not of that belief or opinion which are exceptional or are relatively insignificant), being a provision—

(a)which is contained in a statutory provision or other instrument; and

(b)which has been enacted or made for purposes which are exclusively charitable according to the law of Northern Ireland.

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