Disability Discrimination Act 1995 facts for kids
|Statute book chapter||1995 c 50|
|Territorial extent||England and Wales; Scotland|
|Repeal date||1st October 2010 (England and Wales; Scotland).|
|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|Text of statute as originally enacted|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The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c 50) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act 2010 (), except in Northern Ireland where the Act still applies.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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The poles and grab handles on this Class 165 train are of a contrasting colour to assist visually impaired passengers. This is a reasonable adjustment in respect of the DDA.
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