Equality Objectives and Strategic Equality Plans, A Guide for Listed Public Authorities in Wales

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First published: 01 Oct 2014

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The aim of the general duty is to ensure that public authorities and those carrying out a public function consider how they can positively contribute to a fairer society through advancing equality and good relations in their day-to-day activities. This guidance refers to three elements of equality to:

1. eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Act

2. advance equality of opportunity between people who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not

3. foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

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