Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Exemption of Police Federation Constitutional and Electoral Arrangements) Order 1989

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1989/2420

1989No. 2420

SEX DISCRIMINATION

The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (Exemption of Police Federation

Constitutional and Electoral Arrangements) Order 1989

19thDecember1989

21stDecember1989

16thJanuary1990

Whereas it appears to the Secretary of State that section 1(1) of the Employment Act 1989 ( a) would otherwise apply to the provisions listed in article 2 of the following Order, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 6(1) of that Act and of all otherpowers enabling him in that behalf, and having consulted the Equal Opportunities Commission in accordance with section 28(2) of that Act, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 ( b) (Exemption of Police Federation Constitutional and Electoral Arrangements) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 16th January 1990.

Exemption for discrimination under the Police Federation Regulations 1969

2. Section 1(1) of the Employment Act 1989 shall not apply in the case of the following provisions of the Police Federation Regulations 1969 ( c) -

regulations 6, 8(1) and (4), 9, 11(1), (2), (3), (7) and (8), 12 and 14;

Schedules 3, 4 and 5; and

paragraph 6 of Schedule 6.

3. Nothing in any of the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 referred to in section 1(2) of the Employment Act 1989 shall render unlawful any act done in order to comply with any requirement of a provision listed in article 2 of this Order.

Signed by order of the Secretary of State.

Patrick Nicholls

(a) 1989 c.38.

(b) 1975 c.65.

(c) S.I. 1969/1787; the relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1971/1498, 1973/706, 1975/1739 and 1986/1846.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order preserves the effect of the provisions of the Police Federation Regulations 1969 listed in article 2 by disapplying section 1(1) of the Employment Act 1989 (overriding of statutory requirements which conflict with certain provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975). The provisions lsted relate to the constitutional and electoral arrangements for branch boards, certain liaison committees, central conferences, the conferences arrangements committee, central committees and women's regional conferences of the Police Federation for England and Wales. The Order also renders lawfulacts of discrimination required under those provisions (article 3).

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