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SCHEDULE 7
 
  AMENDMENTS TO THE DISABILITY RIGHTS COMMISSION ACT 1999
     1. The Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 is amended as follows.
 
     2. In section 2 (general functions), in the definition of "discrimination" in subsection (5), for "or Part III" substitute ", Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV".
 
     3. In section 4 (non-discrimination notices), in subsection (5), for "or Part III" substitute ", Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV".
 
     4. In section 5 (agreements in lieu of enforcement action), in subsection (11), for "or Part III" substitute ", Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV".
 
     5. In subsection (1) of section 6 (persistent discrimination), for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute-
 
 
    "(b) a finding in proceedings under section 8, 25, 28I, 28K, 28L, 28N or 28V of the 1995 Act that a person has committed an act which is unlawful discrimination for the purposes of any provision of Part II, Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV of that Act, or
 
    (c) a finding by a court or tribunal in any other proceedings that a person has committed an unlawful act of a description prescribed under subsection (4),".
     6. In subsection (4) of that section, for "or Part III" substitute ", Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV".
 
     7. In subsection (5) of that section, omit "of a court or tribunal".
 
     8. In section 7(1)(a) (proceedings in relation to which assistance may be given)-
 
 
    (a) for "or 25" substitute ", 25, 28I, 28K, 28L, 28N or 28V"; and
 
    (b) for "and III" substitute "to IV".
     9. In paragraph 3(10) of Schedule 3 (formal investigations and non-discrimination notices), for "or Part III" substitute ", Part III or Chapter I or II of Part IV".
 
 
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