Consultation on draft guidance on disability in Equality Act 2010

Close date: 31 October 2010

The Government consults on draft guidance to assist with the interpretation of the definition of a disability under the Equality Act 2010. The Act defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. The guidance will be taken into account by employment tribunals and courts in determining whether or not a person has a disability.
Consultation document: Equality Act 2010 consultation: Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability (on the Office for Disability Issues website)
Government response: Government response to the consultation: Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability (on the Office for Disability Issues website)
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