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Law to protect against disability discrimination

DepartmentSocial Security
Start date04/09/2017
End date10/11/2017
Type of consultationOther
Deadline for comments10/11/2017

About the consultation

We invite you to comment on protection against disability discrimination to ensure that we introduce appropriate protection in Jersey. 

We would like you to comment on issues including:

  • how we should define ‘disability’ for the purpose of this law
  • whether any exceptions should be made
  • what provision should be made to require reasonable adjustments to premises

The Social Security Minister will consider any comments received before finalising the draft Regulations and lodging a Proposition for States debate in 2018.

The Regulations are expected to come into force on 1 September 2018.

Disability discrimination consultation paper

Disability discrimination consultation paper: large print

Discrimination (Disability) (Jersey) Regulations

Discrimination (Disability) (Jersey) Regulations: large print

How to submit comments to the consultation

This consultation is now closed. The Minister has presented a summary of responses to the States.

Responses to the consultation

​Following the public consultation, the Social Security Department has produced a report summarising the feedback received.

Disability discrimination consultation response

Disability discrimination consultation response: large print


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