Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2012 comes into force

Implementation date: 5 March 2012

The Order adds Children’s Hearings Scotland and the National Convener of Children’s Hearings Scotland to the list of public authorities that are subject to the public sector equality duty under s.149 of the Equality Act 2010. The Order can be viewed on the UK legislation website.