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Qualifications Bodies and the Disability Discrimination Act

Qualifications Bodies and the Disability Discrimination Act

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Published by Institute for Employment Studies in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Professional & Scholarly.

StatementJennifer Hurstfield ... [et al.].
SeriesIES Report -- no. 417
ContributionsHurstfield, Jennifer., Institute for Employment Studies., Great Britain. Disability Rights Commission., Learning and Skills Council.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,86p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16325942M
ISBN 101851843477
OCLC/WorldCa56922916

  The Disability Discrimination Act was amended by the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations (No. 1) (SLI No. 50) (as amended by the Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act (Act No. 70, ). The amendments are incorporated in . enacted the Equality Act of ; and Australia passed the Disability Discrimination Act of (Irish Statute Book, ; United Kingdom Parliament, ; Aus - tralian Human Rights Commission, ). In , Ireland enacted the Disability Act of , with a provision mandating public bodies to sup -.

II of the Disability Discrimination Act on those providing goods, facilities or services to the public and those selling, letting or managing premises. The Disability Discrimination Act makes it unlawful for service providers, landlords and other persons to discriminate against disabled people in certain circumstances. The Disability Discrimination Act which has been replaced by the Equality Act sets out a framework which requires providers of goods and services, not to discriminate against persons with a disability. The first matter to consider is whether the patient has a disability. A person is regardedFile Size: 80KB.

The Disability Discrimination Act 1. The Act prohibits discrimination against disabled people in a range of circumstances, covering employment and occupation, education, transport, and the provision of goods, facilities, services, premises . into account in determining disability, and the pre‐existing EHRC Disability Discrimination Act revised Code of Practice: trade organisations, qualifications bodies and general qualifications bodies remains in force. See


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