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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This two-part CPDcast series is designed to provide practitioners with an overview of the Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012. It examines each of the age exceptions contained in the Order and sets out a detailed analysis of the circumstances in which they apply.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the scope and purpose of the Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012;
  • Be aware of the circumstances in which each of the exceptions apply;
  • Understand the relationship between the exceptions and objective justification of age discrimination;
  • Understand whether a legitimate aim needs to have a public interest element to be legitimate;
  • Have considered the potential for group litigation when defending a claim under the exceptions contained in the Order.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:

In this CPDcast series Declan O’Dempsey from Cloisters outlines each of the age exceptions introduced in the Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012. He outlines the purpose of the Order and the circumstances in which each of the exceptions apply.

Date Recorded: 18th April 2013

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