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Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000 (Act No. 4 of 2000)

Chapter 5 : Promotion of Equality

26. Responsibility of persons operating in public domain to promote equality


It is the responsibility of any person directly or indirectly contracting with the State or exercising public power to promote equality by-

a) adopting appropriate equality plans, codes, regulatory mechanisms and other appropriate measures for the effective promotion of equality in the spheres of their operation;
b) enforcing and monitoring the enforcement of the equality plans, codes and regulatory mechanisms developed by them; and
c) making regular reports to the relevant monitoring authorities or institutions as may be provided in regulations, where appropriate.