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

Chapter 5 : Promotion of Equality

29. Illustrative list of unfair practices in certain sectors

 

1) Without detracting from the generality of the provisions of this Act, the Schedule to this Act is intended to illustrate and emphasise some practices which are or may be unfair, that are widespread and that need to be addressed.

 

2) The State must, where appropriate, ensure that legislative and other measures are taken to address the practices referred to in subsection (1).

 

3) The Minister must, on the recommendation of the Equality Review Committee, on an ongoing basis, assess the relevance of the practices contained in the Schedule for purposes of expanding, altering, varying or amending the list of practices in the Schedule.

 

4) The Schedule is also intended to provide an illustrative list of practices that are or may be unfair discrimination in order to-
a) address and eliminate these practices; and
b) assist persons in interpreting their experiences and practices.

 

5) The illustrative list of practices in the Schedule is not conclusive and must be considered and revised by the Equality Review Committee on a continuous basis.