Meaning of race

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  • Race discrimination: Burden of proof

    Date:
    28 April 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Okonu v G4S Security Services (UK) Ltd EAT/0035/07, the EAT held that the shifting burden of proof provisions in s.54A of the Race Relations Act 1976 are restricted to claims based on race or ethnic or national origin, and do not apply to claims based on colour or nationality.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 July 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Joe Glavina of Addleshaw Goddard outlines the latest legal rulings and explains what you need to do to avoid tribunals.

  • Rastafarians not racial group

    Date:
    1 May 1993
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Dawkins v Department of the Environment (29 January 1993) EOR49C, the Court of Appeal holds that Rastafarians are not a group defined by reference to "ethnic origins" and therefore not a "racial group" within the meaning of s.3(1) of the Race Relations Act 1976.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to the meaning of race for the purposes of the race discrimination legislation.