Race Relations Act 1976


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Race Relations Act 1976

A UK Act of Parliament which makes it unlawful to discriminate, directly or indirectly, on grounds of race, skin colour, nationality, national origin or ethnic origin.
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The relevant Acts under consideration in this case were the Race Relations Act 1976 (UK) and Equality Act 2006 (UK).
I hold that the BNP are likely to commit unlawful acts of discrimination within section 1b Race Relations Act 1976 in the terms on which they are prepared to admit persons to membership under the 12th addition of their constitution.
But yesterday, at Central London County Court, Judge Collins ruled: "I hold that the BNP are likely to commit unlawful acts of discrimination within section 1b Race Relations Act 1976 in the terms on which they are prepared to admit persons to membership under their constitution.
It is a deep irony that the Race Relations Act 1976, which was designed to stamp out discrimination on grounds of race, has now been used against the Jewish community--because it is held to be discriminating on grounds of race.
He said yesterday: "I was told that we could have been done under the Race Relations Act 1976, and heaven knows what else, by not allowing other citizens, including those from England, into the races for free.
DISCRIMINATION on the grounds of race became unlawful with the introduction of the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA).
The tribunal held that a remark made by an employer to a female employee of Indian ethnic origin referring to the possibility of her being "married off in India" had the effect of violating her dignity and constituted harassment under the Race Relations Act 1976.
There is extensive legislation designed to prevent discrimination including the Sex Discrimination Acts 1975 and 1986, the Race Relations Act 1976, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Employment Equality Regulations 2003.
The main Acts (as amended) include the Equal Pay Act 1970, the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, the Race Relations Act 1976, and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
THE Commission for Racial Equality said the Race Relations Act 1976 makes it illegal to treat a person less favourably than others on racial grounds.
Gurkhas are not covered by the Race Relations Act 1976 because they are recruited and discharged in Nepal, the Ministry argues.