Equality scheme for the Department of Health – 5 year reviews

Date published: 13 October 2017

Last updated: 20 January 2022

Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (the Act) requires
public authorities, in carrying out their functions relating to
Northern Ireland, to have due regard to the need to promote
equality of opportunity and regard to the desirability of promoting
good relations across a range of categories outlined in the Act.


The purpose of a 5 year review is to examine how the arrangements have been applied and to assess how effective they have been in assisting public authorities to comply with the Section 75 duties.

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