New law in force

The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.

This section of the site is about discrimination on the grounds of race.

It is unlawful for a person to discriminate on racial grounds against another person. The law defines racial grounds as including race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origins.

On the following pages, find out more about race discrimination, your legal rights and what to do if you are being discrimination against.

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