Equality Act 2004

Amendment of section 27.

61.—Section 27 (redress which may be ordered) of the Act of 2000 is amended—

(a) in subsection (1)(a), by substituting “the prohibited conduct concerned” for “discrimination”, and

(b) by adding the following subsections:

“(3) The maximum amount specified in subsection (2) applies notwithstanding that conduct the subject of the investigation constituted—

 (a) discrimination on more than one of the discriminatory grounds (other than the victimisation ground), or

(b) both discrimination on one or more than one of those grounds (other than the victimisation ground) and harassment or sexual harassment.

(4) An order for compensation under this section may not be made in favour of the Authority in a case referred by it to the Director under section 23(1).”.