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Equality Act 2010

Act of Parliament Country Resources disability, Disability Legislation, Disability Policies, Human Rights Legislation England and Wales 10 September 2011 Legislation/regulation

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The Equality Act 2010 repeals other anti-discriminatory pieces of legislation including:

The Sex Disqualification Removal Act 1919;
Equal Pay Act 1970;
Sex Discrimination Act 1975;
Race Relations Act 1976;
Sex Discrimination Act 1986;
Race Relations (Remedies) Act 1994;
Disability Discrimination Act 1995;

Although it replaced these acts entirely, it also replaced sections in other acts. For a full overview of it's impact on other legislation see Schedule 27 of the Equality Act 2010.


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