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

Regulations Relating to the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000

Chapter IV : Assessors

14. Factors relating to the summons of assessors

 

1) In considering whether summoning an assessor would be in the interests of the administration of justice, the presiding officer must take into account-
a) the cultural and social environment of one or both of the parties;
b) the educational background of one or both of the parties;
c) the nature and seriousness of the complaint;
d) the nature of the relief sought by the complainant;
e) any particular interest which the community in general, or any specific community, may have in the adjudication of the matter concerned; or
f) any other matter or circumstances which he or she may deem to be indicative of the desirability of summoning an assessor or assessors.