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Disability Discrimination Bill [HL].

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords.

Disability Discrimination Bill [HL].

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Published by Stationery office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HL]. [2004-2005] -- 53
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Open LibraryOL22822622M
ISBN 100108421279
OCLC/WorldCa316435482

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and websites - Section Part III of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) will be introduced in October NOTE: This page may be out of date. VORD Web Design has summarised the main parts of . Inclusive Choice Consultancy 5 Foreword This book is for you to use in whatever way you need to use it. You may need a better understanding of the Equality Act () and the Disability Discrimination laws that are part of it. You may want a better understanding of how the Equality Act relates to your child. against disability discrimination. As is the case with direct discrimination, it is not only disabled people who may be victimised. You will also be protected if, for example, you are treated badly because you have assisted a disabled person to bring a disability discrimination case.


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