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Statutory authority defence narrowly construed

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    General Medical Council v Goba [1988] IRLR 425 EAT (0 other reports)

In General Medical Council v Goba (7.7.88) EOR22B, the EAT holds that s.41 of the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA), which provides a defence for acts of discrimination done "in pursuance of any enactment", only protects acts which are reasonably necessary to comply with any statutory condition or requirement.