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Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 2nd December 1999.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately as HL Bill 12- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Bassam of Brighton has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

Further extension of 1976 Act to police and other public authorities
Clause 
1.Discrimination by police and other public authorities.
2.Certain appointment functions outside the employment field.
3.Police: extension of liability of chief officers etc.

Special cases: procedural and other consequences
4.Criminal investigations and proceedings.
5.Immigration and asylum appeals.

National security
6.National security.
7.National security: procedure.

Supplementary and final provisions
8.Consequential amendments and repeals.
9.Short title, commencement and extent.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Public Authorities.
    Schedule 2-Consequential Amendments.
    Schedule 3-Repeals.
 


 
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