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Policy and Legislation

Equality Legislation

On 1st October 2010 the Equality Act 2010 replaced equality legislation which included the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and Race Relations Act 1976.

Resources

These resources, produced for Devon County Council staff and Members, are available to download:

For further information please refer to guidance produced by the Government Equalities Office and Equality and Human Rights Commisssion.

[Please note that the above guides are produced to help develop an understanding of the law, however if you need legal advice you should contact a Solicitor or the helpline via the Equality and Human Rights Commission.  The Corporate Equality Officer is also unable to provide legal advice to non-DCC individuals or organisations).

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