Equality Act 2010 Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability

Advice and Guidance
 

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  • Public sector

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    • England

      England

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    • Scotland

      Scotland

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    • Wales

      Wales

First published: 01 May 2011

This is the cover of Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability publication

This guidance is issued by the Secretary of State under section 6(5) of the Equality Act 2010. In this document, any reference to ‘the Act’ means the Equality Act 2010.

This guidance concerns the definition of disability in the Act. Section 6(5) of the Act enables a Minister of the Crown to issue guidance about matters to be taken into account in determining whether a person is a disabled person. The guidance gives illustrative examples.

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