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The Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Educational and advisory functions

8.—(1) In order to assist the Commission in discharging its duty under Article 7 the Commission may—

(a)establish services for giving advice on matters connected with equality of opportunity;

(b)provide training courses;

(c)hold conferences;

(d)undertake research which appears to the Commission to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of its functions; and

(e)disseminate (subject to the safeguard in Article 18(1)) information about the Commission’s activities or anything to which those activities relate;

or it may arrange for, or assist (financially or otherwise), any of those things to be done.

(2) The Commission may advise the Department on—

(a)any matter relating to the duty of the Commission under Article 7; or

(b)any other matter specified by the Department.

(3) The Commission may make charges for training or other facilities or services made available by it under paragraph (1).

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