Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015

An Act to provide for certain changes in the exclusion of discrimination on particular grounds in certain employments; to provide for certain changes relating to discriminatory job advertisements; to give further effect to Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 20001 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial and ethnic origin; to give further effect to Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 20002 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation; to give further effect to Council Directive 2004/113/EC of 13 December 20043 implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services; to give further effect to Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 20064 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast); to prohibit discrimination in the provision of accommodation on the basis of receipt of certain payments; and for those and other purposes to amend the Pensions Act 1990; the Employment Equality Act 1998 and the Equal Status Act 2000 and to provide for matters connected therewith.

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