Employment Equality Act 1998

Positive action permitted.


F60[33.Nothing in this Part or Part II shall render unlawful measures maintained or adopted with a view to ensuring full equality in practice between employees, being measures

(a) to prevent or compensate for disadvantages linked to any of the discriminatory grounds (other than the gender ground),

(b) to protect the health or safety at work of persons with a disability, or

(c) to create or maintain facilities for safeguarding or promoting the integration of such persons into the working environment.]




Substituted (18.072004) by Equality Act 2004 (24/2004), s. 22, commenced on enactment.

Modifications (not altering text):

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: word “traveller” in subs. (1)(c) capitalised (25.10.2000) by Equal Status Act 2000 (8/2000), s. 39 and sch. para. (e), S.I. No. 351 of 2000; superseded as per F-note above.