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Disability Discrimination Act 1995
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Statute book chapter 1995 c 50
Territorial extent England and Wales; Scotland
Royal Assent 1995
Repeal date 1st October 2010 (England and Wales; Scotland).
Other legislation
Repealing legislation Equality Act 2010
Text of statute as originally enacted
Official text of the statute as amended and in force today within the United Kingdom, from the UK Statute Law Database

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c 50) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act 2010 ([1]), except in Northern Ireland where the Act still applies. Formerly, it made it unlawful to discriminate against people in respect of their disabilities in relation to employment, the provision of goods and services, education and transport.

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