Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Act 2007

PART 8

Amendments of the Employment Equality Act 1998

27.

Amendment of section 17 (compliance with statutory requirements, etc.) of the Employment Equality Act 1998.

27.— (1) The amendment of section 17 of the Employment Equality Act 1998 made by paragraph ( b) of section 10 of the Equality Act 2004 is deemed to have had effect from the commencement of that paragraph as if “inserting the following subsection after subsection (3)” had appeared instead of “substituting the following subsection for subsection (4)”.

(2) Section 17 of the Employment Equality Act 1998 is amended by substituting the following subsection for subsection (4):

“(4) In relation to discrimination on the age ground, nothing in this Act shall render unlawful any act done in compliance with—

( a) the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996, or

( b) the National Minimum Wage Act 2000.”.