Your rights to equality as a member, associate member or guest of an association. Club or society

New guidance

The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. The information on this page reflects changes to the law.

This guide is for you if an organisation you:

  • belong to, or
  • want to join, or
  • are an associate member or guest of, or
  • want to be an associate member or guest of, is an ‘association’ as this is defined by equality law.

Pages in this section include:

This guide also contains the following sections, which are similar in each guide in the series, and contain information you are likely to need to understand what we tell you about belonging to an association:

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