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Equality Act 2004

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Number 24 of 2004


EQUALITY ACT 2004


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citations and construction.

2.

Interpretation.

PART 2

Amendments to Employment Equality Act 1998

3.

Amendment of section 2.

4.

Amendment of section 6.

5.

Amendment of section 10.

6.

Amendment of section 12.

7.

New section 13A.

8.

New section 14A.

9.

Amendment of section 16.

10.

Amendment of section 17.

11.

Amendment of section 18.

12.

Amendment of section 19.

13.

Amendment of section 22.

14.

Repeal of section 23.

15.

Amendment of section 24.

16.

Substitution of section 25.

17.

Amendment of section 26.

18.

Amendment of section 27.

19.

Amendment of section 29.

20.

Amendment of section 31.

21.

Repeal of section 32.

22.

Substitution of section 33.

23.

Amendment of section 34.

24.

Amendment of section 35.

25.

Amendment of section 37.

26.

Amendment of section 44.

27.

Amendment of section 51.

28.

Amendment of section 67.

29.

Amendment of section 74.

30.

Amendment of section 75.

31.

Amendment of section 76.

32.

Amendment of section 77.

33.

New section 77A.

34.

Amendment of section 78.

35.

Amendment of section 79.

36.

Amendment of section 82.

37.

Amendment of section 85.

38.

New section 85A.

39.

Amendment of section 91.

40.

Amendment of section 98.

41.

New section 99A.

42.

Amendment of section 101.

43.

New section 101A.

44.

Amendment of section 102.

45.

Amendment of section 105.

46.

Cesser of Labour Court jurisdiction to deal with claims for redress.

PART 3

Amendments to Equal Status Act 2000

47.

Amendment of section 2.

48.

Amendment of section 3.

49.

Amendment of section 6.

50.

Amendment of section 7.

51.

Amendment of section 11.

52.

Amendment of section 14.

53.

Amendment of section 20.

54.

Amendment of section 21.

55.

New section 21A.

56.

Substitution of section 22.

57.

Amendment of section 23.

58.

Amendment of section 24.

59.

Amendment of section 25.

60.

New section 25A.

61.

Amendment of section 27.

62.

Amendment of section 31.

63.

New section 37A.

64.

New section 38A.

65.

Amendment of section 41.

PART 4

Amendment of Pensions Act1990

66.

Amendment of Pensions Act 1990.

SCHEDULE

Amendments of Act of 1998 Referred to in Section 46


Acts Referred to

Anti-Discrimination (Pay) Act 1974

1974, No. 15

Civil Service Commissioners Act 1956

1956, No. 45

Civil Service Regulations Acts 1956 to 1996

Employment Agency Act 1971

1971, No. 27

Employment Equality Act 1977

1977, No. 16

Employment Equality Act 1998

1998, No. 21

Employment Equality Acts 1998 and 2004

Employment Permits Act 2003

2003, No. 7

Equal Status Act 2000

2000, No. 8

Equal Status Acts 2000 and 2003

European Communities Acts 1972 to 2003

Harbours Act 1946

1946, No. 9

Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act 1999

1999, No. 13

Immigration Act 1999

1999, No. 22

Immigration Act 2004

2004, No. 1

Industrial Relations Act 1990

1990, No. 19

Limited Partnerships Act 1907

1907, ch. 24

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

National Minimum Wage Act 2000

2000, No. 5

Pensions Act 1990

1990, No. 25

Pensions Acts 1990 to 2004

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

2003, No. 29

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

2001, No. 45

Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996

1996, No. 16

Redundancy Payments Act 1971

1971, No. 20

Redundancy Payments Act 1979

1979, No. 7

Redundancy Payments Acts 1967 to 1973

Refugee Act 1996

1996, No. 17

Social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004

2004, No. 9

Solicitors Act 1954

1954, No. 36

Unfair Dismissals Act 1977

1977, No. 10

Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977 to 1993

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Number 24 of 2004


EQUALITY ACT 2004


AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMPLOYMENT EQUALITY ACT 1998, PENSIONS ACT 1990 AND EQUAL STATUS ACT 2000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING FURTHER AND BETTER PROVISION IN RELATION TO EQUALITY OF TREATMENT IN THE WORKPLACE AND ELSEWHERE; TO GIVE EFFECT TO COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2000/43/EC OF 29 JUNE 2000 IMPLEMENTING THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT BETWEEN PERSONS IRRESPECTIVE OF RACIAL OR ETHNIC ORIGIN, COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2000/78/EC OF 27 NOVEMBER 2000 ESTABLISHING A GENERAL FRAMEWORK FOR EQUAL TREATMENT IN EMPLOYMENT AND OCCUPATION AND DIRECTIVE 2002/73/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 23 SEPTEMBER 2002 AMENDING COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 76/207/EEC ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN AS REGARDS ACCESS TO EMPLOYMENT, VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND PROMOTION, AND WORKING CONDITIONS; AND TO REVOKE IN PART AND ENACT IN RESPECT OF PROCEEDINGS UNDER THIS ACT THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES (BURDEN OF PROOF IN GENDER DISCRIMINATION CASES) REGULATIONS 2001, WHICH GAVE EFFECT TO COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 97/80/EC OF 15 DECEMBER 19971 ON THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN CASES OF DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEX. [18th July 2004]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

1 OJ No. L14, 20.01.1998, p.6