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Want to stay on the right side of the law? We support businesses and public authorities and help them to promote good practice.
 
 

Public authorities

Public authorities have obligations under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act
to ensure that equality of opportunity and good relations are central to policy
making, policy implementation and review, as well as service delivery.

 

Public authorities also have employer and/or service provider
responsibilities not to discriminate, to promote equality
and good practice, and have Section 75 and
disability duties.

 
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New Publications

Statutory equality & good relations

A review of available information on the use of impact assessment in public policy formulation and in contributing to the fulfilment of statutory duties (pdf)

Section 75 Screening and Equality Impact Assessment - A review of recent practice:
 - Full report (pdf)
 - Summary report (pdf)
 - Technical report (pdf)

Public Authority news

Annual Progress Report 2015-16


Public Authority 2015-16 Annual Progress Report on Section 75 of the NI Act and Section 49a of the Disability Discrimination Order
Report template now available
(word doc, 64kb)  Also see our Guidance note (pdf)


Employer training sessions
For full details see our training page