Race Relations Order (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 19 July 2003

The Regulations implement the EC Race and Ethnic Origin Directive (2000/43/EC). Changes include a new definition of indirect race discrimination, a change to the burden of proof in race discrimination cases and the introduction of express provisions prohibiting harassment on grounds of race or ethnic or national origins. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.