The Race Relations Act 1976 is a key act that provides protections from racial discrimination, either direct or indirect, in the fields of housing, employment, education and the provision of goods, facilities and services.
- The Race Relations Act recognises that every individual should be protected against discrimination in employment (when applying for a job whislt in employment)
- Education and training
- Public functions (with only a few limited exceptions)
- Housing (when renting, buying or selling)
The Race Relations Act identifies 3 types of discrimination:
1) Direct Discrimination - is treating…