Equal Status Act, 2000


Equality Authority

Additional functions of Authority.

39.—The Authority shall have, in addition to the functions assigned to it by any other provision of this Act or by any other Act, the following general functions:

(a) to work towards the elimination of prohibited conduct;

(b) to promote eqality of opportunity in relation to the matters to which this Act applies; and

(c) to provide information to the public on and to keep under review the working of this Act and, whenever the Authority thinks it necessary, to make proposals to the Minister for its amendment;

and accordingly the Employment Equality Act, 1998 , shall apply and have effect with the amendments specified in the Schedule to this Act.