Equality scheme for the Department of Health

Date published: 28 March 2012

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


This equality scheme sets out how the Department of Health,
Social Services and Public Safety (the Department) proposes to fulfil the Section 75 statutory duties (the Duties).

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