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Equalities mainstreamimg and the requirements of the Race Relations Act 2000

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Published by City of Edinburgh Council in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race discrimination -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.,
  • Edinburgh -- Race relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport presented to The City of Edinburgh Council, Council Executive, 5 November,2002.
    ContributionsEdinburgh (Scotland). City Council. Executive.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19802422M

      The Race Relations (Amendment) Act places a duty on public authorities such as universities and colleges when carrying out their functions to have “due regard” to the need to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, promote equality of opportunity, and promote good relations between people of different racial groups. The Act was, of course, a successor to the race relations legislation of the s. The new body which it created, the Commission for Racial Equality, replaced the two existing statutory agencies, the Race Relations Board, which had been established by the Race Relations Act, and the Community Relations Commission, created by the Size: KB.


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Equalities mainstreamimg and the requirements of the Race Relations Act 2000 Download PDF EPUB FB2

• the promotion of good relations between members of different racial, cultural and religious groups and communities; and • to the elimination of unlawful discrimination.

Guiding Principles In meeting the legal requirements of the Race Relations (Amendment) Actthe school has been guided by three essential principles. (i) outlaws race discrimination (direct, indirect and victimisation) in public authority functions not covered by the original Race Relations Act ;Author: Guardian Staff.

After section 19A of the Race Relations Act (in this Act Discriminationby referredtoas“theAct”)thereisinserted— policeandother publicauthorities. An Act to extend further the application of the Race Relations Act to the police and other public authorities; to amend the exemption under that Act for acts done for the purpose of safeguarding national security; and for connected purposes.

Race Relations Amendment Act The most recent iteration of UK Parliament’s Race Relations Actwhich was written to foment equality and diversity. The amendment ensures that public institutions eliminate unlawful racial discrimination and promote equality of opportunity and good relations between people of different racial groups.

Initial Guidance on the Race Relations (Amendment) Act Equality and Diversity Guidance / Published March Subject Meeting the general and specific duties placed on the Learning and Skills Council by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act and File Size: KB.

Key points of the Race Relations Amendment Act implementation report: Racial discrimination is "unnacceptable" and is outlawed in all public authorities, and in those functions of public. The Equality Act says you must not be discriminated against because of your race. In the Equality Act, race can mean your colour, or your nationality (including your citizenship).

It can also mean your ethnic or national origins, which may not be the same as your current nationality. For example, you may have Chinese national origins and. Romany Gypsies and Irish Travellers are legally recognised as ethnic groups, and protected from discrimination by the Race Relations Act (, amended ) and the Human Rights Act ().

In terms of health and education, they are one of the most deprived groups in the Britain. On the 50th anniversary of the first Race Relations Act Maria Miller, chair of the Commons equalities committee, reflects on what progress has been made Today we celebrate half a century since the passing of the Race Relations Act.

This is an opportunity to consider how far Britain has progressed since but to also acknowledge there is more work to be done to ensure Britain is a fairer. The Race Relations Amendment Act ; See also. Equality Act (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Race Relations Act.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. The Race Relations Act was the first legislation in the United Kingdom to address racial discrimination.

The Act outlawed discrimination on the "grounds of colour, race, or ethnic or national origins" in public places in Great Britain (although not in Northern Ireland, which had its own parliament at the time). It also prompted the creation of the Race Relations Board in Amended by: Race Relations Act Text of the Race Relations Act as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from Items that are covered include discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin in the fields of employment, the provision of goods and services, education and public on: c.

Blog. 12 May Remote work tips, tools, and advice: Interview with Mandy Fransz; 11 May Using game show assessments in the classroom; 7 May The Equality Act is a consolidating statute that has overruled all previous legislation including the Race Relations Act (as amended by the Race Relations Amendment Act ).

Under the Act there are stringent rules which allow for documentation and enforcement of equality in the workplace which the employer has to implement. The Council is subject to the Race Relations (Amendment) Act (‘the Act’), which seeks to promote race equality across the public sector. This report sets out the results of our review of the Council’s approach to compliance with the Act.

Scope of review The specific objectives of. The main purposes of this Act are to extend further the Race Relations Act in relation to public authorities; to make chief officers of police vicariously liable for acts of racial discrimination by police officers; and to amend the exemption under the Act for acts done for the purposes of safeguarding national security thus remedying a European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR.

2 ‘The policy’ All public sector bodies must publish a race equality policy: a statement of the employer’s commitment to the principle of equality.

It is a first statement of intent. As a minimum, any race equality policy should include references to the Race Relations Amendment Act, including the positive duty to promote good race File Size: KB.

Racial Discrimination: A Guide to the Race Relations Act [Home Office] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Racial Discrimination: A Guide to the Race Relations Act Price: $   This post was contributed by Andrew Youngson, media and publicity officer for Birkbeck, University of London.

It has been 50 years since the initial Race Relations Act was introduced in the UK. But despite progress being made in the fight against race-related discrimination since the Act came into play, many argue there is still a long road ahead before true race equality is reached.

Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2. The Duty to Promote Race Equality in Scotland: the Statutory Code of Practice and Non-Statutory Guides for Public Authorities - Commission for Racial Equality in Scotland - January Members wishing further information should contact Kay Gilmour, Head of Community Support, Tel: ()   Runnymede’s online editor Lester Holloway reflects on how far the media has come in 50 years since the first Race Relations Act.

I was delighted to be invited onto BBC London radio’s Dotun Adebayo show last night to talk about Britain’s black communities in the 50 years since the first Race Relations Act of Race Relations Equality Policy mA [Type text] P a g e | 3 INTRODUCTION The Race Relations (Amendment) Act places a general duty on all public authorities to promote race equality.

The Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) has issued a Statutory Code File Size: KB. Thirty four years on from the Race Relations Act being passed in the Macpherson report on the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence found that the Metropolitan Police was ‘institutionally racist’.

The Parekh report () set out a vision for a multicultural Britain based on unity, diversity and equality. In promoting good race equality and avoiding unlawful discrimination, we will: a) Adhere to the Statutory Duties under the Race Relations Act (as amended by the Race Relations Amendment Act) Religion.

Within THNS we recognise that many world religions are represented and practised by the pupils and their Size: KB. –09 Cabinet Office monitoring data required under Race Relations (Amendment) Act in PDF Format PDF, KB, 17 pages This file may.

Very important regarding childcare and school provisionTHE RACE RELATIONS AMENDMENT ACT The Act came into force on 2nd April It requires public authorities to make the promotion of racial equality central to all activities.

(b) Promote equality of opportunity and good relations between persons of different racial groups. The University aims to meet the specific duties of the Race Relations (Amendment) Act () by complying with the following requirements: 3(1) before 31st May (a) Prepare a written statement of its policy for promoting race equality.

Racial Discrimination: a Guide to the Race Relations Act [Home Office] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Home Office. On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Race Relations Act, this event at the Leeds University School of Law will consider its impact and look ahead to the next 50 years.

The panel, chaired by Dr Iyiola Solanke, will feature speakers, such as Dr Kehinde Andrews and Shirley Henry, drawn from across the political spectrum.

4) Encourage branches through national and corporate agreements to work in partnership with all relevant employers in adhering to their duties under the Race Relations (Amendment) Act ; 5) Ask the National Executive Council to give priority to creating a monitoring database on the following.

The Race Relations Act gave effect to this moral rule, creating new offences of inciting racial hatred and a new tort of unlawful racial discrimination and setting up a Race Relations Board (now the Commission for Racial Equality) to combat unfair practices.

On the other hand, the majority of people now regard abortion as an acceptable. The Race Relations Act as amended by the Race Relations Amendment Act places a general duty on a wide range of public authorities to promote race equality.

There are three strands to this duty so that in performing their functions public authorities should have regard to the need. he Race Relations (Amendment) Act received Royal Assent on 30 November Its main provisions are expected to come into force in April The Race Relations (Amendment) Act strengthens and extends the scope of the Race Relations Act; it does not replace it.

This first major reform of the Act is targeted at the public. The Race Relations Act was the first piece of legislation in the UK to address the prohibition of racial discrimination and followed previously unsuccessful bills. The Act banned racial discrimination in public places and made the promotion of hatred on the grounds of ‘colour, race, or ethnic or national origins’ an offence.

Conference National Delegate Conference Date 29 May Decision Carried. Conference welcomes the provisions of the Race Relations (Amendment) Act which places a positive duty on all public authorities to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and good race relations in all their functions.

The Race Relations Act was a limited piece of legislation pushed through by a Labour government in the face of fierce opposition from the Conservatives. It made it unlawful to refuse access to anyone on racial grounds to public places such. New book chapter on anti-colonialism and communism in Britain, Australia and South Africa In SeptemberI travelled to Hamilton, Canada to take part in a workshop held at McMaster University on the Communist International and anti-colonialism, ‘race’ and national liberation, organised by Oleksa Drachewych and Ian McKay.

Race relations definition: Race relations are the ways in which people of different races living together in the | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The law relating to discrimination in the workplace on the grounds of a person’s race is contained in the Race Relations Act On 8 April the Equalities Act was passed.

However, to enable people and organisations affected by the new laws time to prepare, only a few provisions of the Equalities Act came into force that day. • Ensuring the college complies with the Race Relations (Amendment) Act • Making sure the Equality,Race Equalityand Cultural Diversity Policy and procedures are followed The Headteacher is responsible for: • Ensuring the Equality,Race Equality and Cultural Diversity Policy is accessible and available, and that governors, staff, students,File Size: KB.Q.B., where Templeman L.J.

said of the Race Relations Act "the Act was brought in to remedy a very great evil. It is expressed in very wide terms, and I should be slow to find that the effect of something which is humiliatingly discriminatory in racial matters falls outside the ambit of the Act." ‘ (Jones v Tower Boot.These laws were brought in by the government due to the Sex Discrimination Act ( and ), the Race Relations Act (), and the Disability Discrimination Act ().

An Industrial Tribunal is available for people who feel that they have been discriminated against by .