Disability Rights Commission Act 1999(repealed)

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1999/17/contents

Introductory Text
1. The Disability Rights Commission.
2. General functions.
3. Formal investigations.
4. Non-discrimination notices.
5. Agreements in lieu of enforcement action.
6. Persistent discrimination.
7. Assistance in relation to proceedings.
8. Recovery of expenses of providing assistance.
9. Codes of practice.
10. Conciliation of disputes under Part III of the 1995 Act.
11. Procedure for amending s.7(1) of the 1995 Act.
12. Regulations.
13. Interpretation.
14. Consequential amendments and repeals.
15. Crown application.
16. Short title, commencement and extent.

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1
Constitution etc

Status
1.(1) The Commission is a body corporate.

Membership
2.(1) The Commission shall consist of not less than 10...

Tenure of office of commissioners

3.(1) A commissioner shall hold and vacate office in accordance...
4.A commissioner may resign by notice in writing to the...
5.The Secretary of State may terminate the appointment of a...

Tenure of office of chairman and deputy chairmen

6.(1) The Secretary of State shall appoint one commissioner as...
7.A person appointed as chairman or deputy chairman—

Remuneration, pensions etc. of commissioners

8.The Commission may— (a) pay to any commissioner such remuneration...
9.If the Secretary of State determines that there are special...

Staff

10.(1) The Commission shall have— (a) a chief executive appointed...
11.(1) Employment with the Commission shall be included among the...

Proceedings etc.

12.(1) The Commission may regulate its own procedure (including quorum)....
13.The validity of any proceedings of the Commission is not...

Delegation
14.(1) The Commission may authorise any committee of the Commission...

Accounts
15.(1) The Commission shall— (a) keep proper accounts and proper...

Annual reports
16.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...

List of consultees
17.(1) The Commission shall maintain a list of the organisations...

SCHEDULE 2
Additional commissioners

1.(1) The Commission may, with the approval of the Secretary...
2.(1) An additional commissioner shall hold and vacate office in...
3.The Commission may— (a) pay such remuneration or expenses to...
4.(1) An additional commissioner may resign by notice in writing...
5.If the Secretary of State determines that there are special...

SCHEDULE 3
Formal investigations and non-discrimination notices

Part I Conduct of formal investigations

Introductory
1.(1) This Part of this Schedule applies to a formal...

Terms of reference and preliminary notices
2.(1) The Commission shall not take any steps in the...

Investigation of unlawful acts etc.
3.(1) This paragraph applies where the Commission proposes to investigate...

Power to obtain information

4.(1) For the purposes of a formal investigation the Commission...
5.(1) The Commission may apply to a county court or...

Recommendations
6.(1) The Commission may make recommendations in the light of...

Reports
7.(1) The Commission shall prepare a report of its findings...

Part II Non-discrimination notices

Procedure for issuing and appealing against non-discrimination notices

8.(1) The Commission shall not issue a non-discrimination notice addressed...
9.On issuing a non-discrimination notice, the Commission shall serve a...

Appeal against non-discrimination notice

10.(1) A person on whom a non-discrimination notice is served...
11.For the purposes of this Act a non-discrimination notice becomes...

Enforcement of non-discrimination notice
12.(1) This paragraph applies during the period of five years...

Register of non-discrimination notices
13.(1) The Commission shall maintain a register of non-discrimination notices...

Part III Action plans

Introductory
14.(1) This Part of this Schedule applies where a person...

The first proposed action plan
15.(1) P must serve his proposed action plan on the...

Revision of first proposed action plan at invitation of Commission
16.(1) If the Commission considers that a proposed action plan...

Action by Commission as respects inadequate action plan

17.(1) If the Commission considers that a proposed action plan...
18.(1) This paragraph applies where an order of the court...

Variation of action plans
19.An action plan which has become final may be varied...

Enforcement of action plans
20.(1) This paragraph applies during the period of five years...

Power to obtain information
21.(1) For the purposes of determining whether—

Part IV Supplementary

Restriction on disclosure of information
22.(1) No information given to the Commission by any person...

Enforcement of court orders
23.(1) This paragraph applies to any order made by a...

Offences
24.(1) A person who— (a) deliberately alters, suppresses, conceals or...

Service of notices
25.(1) Any notice required or authorised by any provision of...

Regulations
26.The Secretary of State may make regulations making provision—

SCHEDULE 4
Minor and consequential amendments

House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)
1.In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of...

Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)
2.In Part II of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)
3.(1) The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 shall be amended as...

Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46)
4.In Part III of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act...

SCHEDULE 5
Repeals
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