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

This is the text of the Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [H.L.], as passed by the House of Lords and introduced in the House of Commons on 3rd February 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately as Bill 60- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Mr Secretary Straw 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 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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