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Chapter 7: Disabled persons: reasonable adjustments

Discrimination Law

Author/Edited by:
Andrew Burns and Pauline Hughes
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Professional
Part 4: Materials Division 4D: Codes of Practice Equality Act 2010: Code of Practice: Services, Public Functions and Associations Introduction What is the duty to make reasonable adjustments? Accessible information What disadvantage gives rise to the duty? Are there any limits on the duty to make reasonable adjustments? To whom is the duty to make reasonable adjustments owed? An anticipatory duty: the point at which the duty to make reasonable adjustments arises Does the duty to make reasonable adjustments apply even if the service provider does not know that the person is disabled? Must service providers anticipate every barrier? How long does the duty continue? What is meant by ‘reasonable’ steps? Costs of providing reasonable adjustments What happens if the duty to make reasonable adjustments is not complied with? What is the duty to change a provision criterion or practice? What is a provision criterion or practice? Provision of information ...

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