The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2015 comes into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2015

The Order amends the list of public authorities in part 3 of sch.19 to the Equality Act 2010. Historic Environment Scotland, an integration joint board established by order under s.9(2) of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 and a regional board (within the meaning of s.35(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005) are added to the list of public authorities that are subject to the public sector equality duty under s.149 of the Act.