PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Part 1Public authorities: general

Ministers of the Crown and government departments

  • A Minister of the Crown.

  • A government department other than the Security Service, the Secret Intelligence Service or the Government Communications Headquarters.

Armed forces

  • Any of the armed forces other than any part of the armed forces which is, in accordance with a requirement of the Secretary of State, assisting the Government Communications Headquarters.

[F1Broadcasting

Textual Amendments

F1Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2

  • The British Broadcasting Corporation (“ BBC ”), except in respect of functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003); and the reference to the BBC includes a reference to a body corporate which—

    (a)is a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC ,
    (b)is not operated with a view to generating a profit, and
    (c)undertakes activities primarily in order to promote the BBC ‘s public purposes.
  • The Channel Four Television Corporation, except in respect of—

    (a)functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003), and
    (b)the function of carrying on the activities referred to in section 199 of that Act.
  • The Welsh Authority (as defined by section 56(1) of the Broadcasting Act 1990), except in respect of functions relating to the provision of a content service (within the meaning given by section 32(7) of the Communications Act 2003).]

[F2Citizens’ rights

Textual Amendments

F2Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (19.3.2020) by European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (c. 1), s. 42(7), Sch. 2 para. 21 (with Sch. 2 para. 37); S.I. 2020/317, reg. 3(b)(ii)

  • The Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements.]

[F3Civil liberties

Textual Amendments

F3Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2

  • The Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • The Information Commissioner.]

[F4Court services and legal services

Textual Amendments

F4Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2

  • The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.

  • The Judicial Appointments Commission.

  • The Legal Services Board.

  • F5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ]

Textual Amendments

F5Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (c. 10), s. 39(1), Sch. 5 para. 70; S.I. 2013/453, art. 3(h) (with savings and transitional provisions in S.I. 2013/534, art. 6)

[F6Criminal justice

Textual Amendments

F6Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Probation for England and Wales.

  • The Parole Board for England and Wales.

  • A probation trust established by an order made under section 5(1) of the Offender Management Act 2007.

  • The Youth Justice Board for England and Wales.]

[F7Environment, housing and development

Textual Amendments

F7Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2

  • The Homes and Communities Agency.

  • Natural England.

  • F8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F9]

Textual Amendments

F8Sch. 19 Pt. 1: entry repealed (1.4.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), ss. 178, 237, Sch. 16 para. 62, Sch. 25 Pt. 26; S.I. 2012/628, art. 6(i)(j)(i)

F9Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (2.12.2014) by virtue of The Olympic Delivery Authority (Dissolution) Order 2014 (S.I. 2014/3184), art. 1(2), Sch. para. 15

[F10Health, social care and social security]

Textual Amendments

F10Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries and related heading substituted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 3

  • [F11[F12The National Health Service Commissioning Board.

  • A clinical commissioning group established under section 14D of the National Health Service Act 2006.]

  • The Care Quality Commission.

  • F13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F14Health Education England.]

  • [F15The Health Research Authority.]

  • The Health Service Commissioner for England, in respect of—

    (a)the Commissioner’s functions set out in paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to the Health Service Commissioners Act 1993; and
    (b)the Commissioner’s public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).
  • [F16Monitor].

  • An NHS foundation trust within the meaning given by section 30 of the National Health Service Act 2006.

  • F17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A Special Health Authority established under section 28 of that Act other than NHS Blood and Transplant and the NHS Business Services Authority.

  • F19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F20The Health and Social Care Information Centre.]

  • [F21The National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care.]

  • [F22The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.]]

Textual Amendments

F11Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries and related heading substituted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 3

F12Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.10.2012) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(a); S.I. 2012/1831, art. 2(2)

F13Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (1.8.2012) by virtue of The Public Bodies (Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission: Abolition and Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/2007), arts. 1(2), 3(2), Sch. para. 109(e)

F14Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (E.W.) (1.4.2015) by Care Act 2014 (c. 23), s. 127(1), Sch. 5 para. 35; S.I. 2014/3186, art. 2(f)

F15Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (1.1.2015) by Care Act 2014 (c. 23), s. 127(1), Sch. 7 para. 27; S.I. 2014/2473, art. 5(m)

F16Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry substituted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.7.2012) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 150(5), 306(1)(d), Sch. 13 para. 19; S.I. 2012/1319, art. 2(3)

F17Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise prosp.) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 179(6), 306(1)(d)(4), Sch. 14 para. 116 (with s. 179(5)(b))

F18Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(c); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F19Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 55(2), 306(1)(d), Sch. 5 para. 182(d); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F20Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry added (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 277, 306(1)(d), Sch. 19 para. 13; S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

F21Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (E.W.) (1.4.2019) by Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Act 2018 (c. 31), s. 5(1), Sch. 2 para. 5; S.I. 2019/580, reg. 2

F22Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry added (27.3.2012 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 249(1), 306(1)(d), Sch. 17 para. 14; S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2)

[F23 Industry, business, finance etc.

Textual Amendments

F23Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 4

  • The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service.

  • The Bank of England [F24(including the Bank in its capacity as the Prudential Regulation Authority)], in respect of its public functions.

  • [F25The Board of the Pension Protection Fund.]

  • The Civil Aviation Authority.

  • F26 …

  • [F25The Coal Authority.]

  • F27

  • [F28The Comptroller and Auditor General.]

  • [F25The Construction Industry Training Board.]

  • [F25The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board.]

  • [F29The Financial Conduct Authority]

  • [F30The Money and Pensions Service.]

  • The National Audit Office.

  • [F25The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.]

  • [F31The Office for Budget Responsibility.]

  • The Office of Communications.

  • [F32The Office of Tax Simplification.]

  • [F25The Oil and Gas Authority.]

  • [F33The Payment Systems Regulator established under section 40 of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.]

  • F34

  • F35

  • [F36United Kingdom Research and Innovation.]]

Textual Amendments

F24Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (1.3.2017) by The Bank of England and Financial Services (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/80), reg. 1, Sch. para. 19(a)

F25Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 2(b) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F26Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (1.4.2014) by virtue of The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Competition) (Consequential, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014 (S.I. 2014/892), art. 1(1), Sch. 1 para. 182 (with art. 3)

F27Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (31.3.2017) by virtue of The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 2(a) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F28Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (1.4.2012) by Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011 (c. 4), s. 26(2), Sch. 5 para. 34; S.I. 2011/2576, art. 5

F29Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry substituted (1.4.2013) by Financial Services Act 2012 (c. 21), s. 114(1), Sch. 18 para. 131(a) (with Sch. 20); S.I. 2013/423, art. 3, Sch.

F30Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (6.4.2019) by The Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (Naming and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/383), reg. 1(1), Sch. para. 9(b)

F31Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (4.4.2011) by Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011 (c. 4), s. 3(2), Sch. 1 para. 28; S.I. 2011/892, art. 3, Sch. 2

F32Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (28.11.2016) by Finance Act 2016 (c. 24), s. 189, Sch. 25 para. 15; S.I. 2016/1133, reg. 2

F33Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (1.3.2014) by Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 (c. 33), s. 148(5), Sch. 4 para. 16; S.I. 2014/377, art. 2(1)(a), Sch. Pt. 1

F34Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (6.4.2019) by virtue of The Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018 (Naming and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/383), reg. 1(1), Sch. para. 9(a)

F35Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (1.3.2017) by virtue of The Bank of England and Financial Services (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/80), reg. 1, Sch. para. 19(b)

F36Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (30.3.2018) by Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (c. 29), s. 124(5), Sch. 9 para. 23; S.I. 2018/241, reg. 3(d)

Local government

  • A county council, district council or parish council in England.

  • A parish meeting constituted under section 13 of the Local Government Act 1972.

  • Charter trustees constituted under section 246 of that Act for an area in England.

  • The Greater London Authority.

  • A London borough council.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority or port health authority.

  • The Sub-Treasurer of the Inner Temple or the Under-Treasurer of the Middle Temple, in that person’s capacity as a local authority.

  • F37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F38The London Fire Commissioner,]

  • Transport for London.

  • [F39A Mayoral development corporation.]

  • The Council of the Isles of Scilly.

  • The Broads Authority established by section 1 of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988.

  • F40. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies, for an area in England.

  • [F41A fire and rescue authority created by an order under section 4A of that Act.]

  • An internal drainage board which is continued in being by virtue of section 1 of the Land Drainage Act 1991 for an area in England.

  • A National Park authority established by an order under section 63 of the Environment Act 1995 for an area in England.

  • A Passenger Transport Executive for an integrated transport area in England (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Transport Act 1968).

  • A port health authority constituted by an order under section 2 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 for an area in England.

  • A waste disposal authority established by virtue of an order under section 10(1) of the Local Government Act 1985.

  • A joint authority established under Part 4 of that Act for an area in England (including, by virtue of section 77(9) of the Local Transport Act 2008, an Integrated Transport Authority established under Part 5 of that Act of 2008).

  • [F42A sub-national transport body established under section 102E of the Local Transport Act 2008.]

  • A body corporate established pursuant to an order under section 67 of the Local Government Act 1985.

  • A joint committee constituted in accordance with section 102(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 for an area in England.

  • A joint board which is continued in being by virtue of section 263(1) of that Act for an area in England.

  • F43…

  • [F44A Local Commissioner in England as defined by section 23(3) of the Local Government Act 1974, in respect of—

    (a)

    the Commissioner’s functions under sections 29(6A) and 34G(6) of that Act, and section 210(5) of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009; and

    (b)

    the Commissioner’s public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).

  • F45]

  • [F46A combined authority established by an order made under section 103(1) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

  • An economic prosperity board established by an order made under section 88(1) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

  • An urban development corporation established by an order made under section 135 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.]

Textual Amendments

F37Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry repealed (31.3.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 237, Sch. 25 Pt. 32; S.I. 2012/628, art. 4(d)

F38Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 substituted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 2 para. 116

F39Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (15.1.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), ss. 222, 240(1)(l), Sch. 22 para. 62

F40Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry repealed (1.7.2012 at 00.02 a.m.) by Public Bodies Act 2011 (c. 24), s. 30(3), Sch. 6 (with Sch. 6 Note 1); S.I. 2012/1662, art. 2(2)(b)

F41Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 3.4.2017 in so far as not already in force) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 1 para. 85; S.I. 2017/399, reg. 2, Sch. para. 38

F42Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (E.W.) (28.1.2016 for specified purposes, 28.3.2016 in so far as not already in force) by Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016 (c. 1), s. 25(2), Sch. 5 para. 31

F43Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (1.4.2015) by virtue of Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 (c. 2), s. 49(1), Sch. 12 para. 114; S.I. 2015/841, art. 3(x)

F44Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 5

F45Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (31.3.2017) by virtue of The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 3(a) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F46Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 3(b) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

Other educational bodies

  • The governing body of an educational establishment maintained by an English local authority (within the meaning of section 162 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006).

  • The governing body of an institution in England within the further education sector (within the meaning of section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992).

  • The governing body of an institution in England within the higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91(5) of that Act).

  • F47…

  • [F48A local authority with respect to the pupil referral units it establishes and maintains by virtue of section 19 of the Education Act 1996.]

  • [F49The National Citizen Service Trust.]

  • [F50The Office for Students.]

  • [F51The proprietor of a City Technology College, a City College for Technology of the Arts, or an Academy.]

Textual Amendments

F47Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (1.4.2018) by virtue of Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (c. 29), s. 124(5), Sch. 11 para. 32; S.I. 2018/241, reg. 2(s)

F48Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 6

F49Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (E.W.) (1.12.2018) by National Citizen Service Act 2017 (c. 15), s. 14(2), Sch. 2 para. 4; S.I. 2018/1239, reg. 2(h)

F50Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (1.1.2018) by Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (c. 29), s. 124(5), Sch. 1 para. 21; S.I. 2017/788, reg. 2(b)

F51Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 substituted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 4 (with reg. 2(4)(5))

[F52Parliamentary and devolved bodies

Textual Amendments

F52Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 7

  • The National Assembly for Wales Commission (Comisiwn Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru).

  • The Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, in respect of—

    (a)the Commissioner’s functions set out in section 3(1) and (1A) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967; and
    (b)the Commissioner’s public procurement functions (as defined in section 155(3) of this Act).
  • The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body.]

[F53Police]

Textual Amendments

F53Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries and related heading substituted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 8

  • [F54The British Transport Police Force.

  • A chief constable of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996.

  • The Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency.

  • The Civil Nuclear Police Authority.

  • [F55 The College of Policing.]

  • The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.

  • The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.

  • The Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a police authority.

  • [F56The Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.]

  • [F56The Independent Office for Police Conduct.]

  • F57

  • [F58A police and crime commissioner established under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

  • The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime established under section 3 of that Act.

  • A Port Police Force established under an order made under section 14 of the Harbours Act 1964.

  • The Port Police Force established under Part 10 of the Port of London Act 1968.

  • A Port Police Force established under section 79 of the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847.

  • F59 …]]

Textual Amendments

F54Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries and related heading substituted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 8

F55Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (13.5.2014) by Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (c. 12), s. 185(1), Sch. 11 para. 96 (with ss. 21, 33, 42, 58, 75, 93); S.I. 2014/949, art. 3, Sch. para. 23(h)

F56Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes; 8.1.2018 in so far as not already in force) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 9 para. 72; S.I. 2017/1249, reg. 2(2)(d)

F57Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes; 8.1.2018 in so far as not already in force) by virtue of Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 9 para. 72; S.I. 2017/1249, reg. 2(2)(d)

F58Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries substituted (16.1.2012) by Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (c. 13), s. 98, Sch. 16 para. 383; S.I. 2011/3019, art. 3, {Sch. 1 para. (nnn)(iii)}

F59Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry omitted (7.10.2013) by virtue of Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 8 para. 183; S.I. 2013/1682, art. 3(v)

[F60Regulators

Textual Amendments

F60Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), arts. 1(2), 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 9

  • F61

  • [F62The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, in respect of its public functions.]

  • F61

  • The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Council for Licensed Conveyancers, in respect of its public functions.

  • [F63The Disclosure and Barring Service.]

  • [F63The Gambling Commission.]

  • [F63The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.]

  • The General Chiropractic Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Council of the Bar, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Dental Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The General Medical Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • [F63The General Optical Council, in respect of its public functions.]

  • [F63The General Osteopathic Council, in respect of its public functions.]

  • [F63The General Pharmaceutical Council, in respect of its public functions.]

  • The Health and Safety Executive.

  • [F63The Health and Care Professions Council, in respect of its public functions.]

  • [F64The Office for Nuclear Regulation.]

  • [F63The Independent Monitor appointed under section 119B of the Police Act 1997.]

  • The Insolvency Practitioners Association, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Legal Executives, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Law Society of England and Wales, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council, in respect of its public functions.

  • The Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.

  • [F63The Pensions Regulator.]

  • [F65The Regulator of Social Housing.]

  • [F63The Security Industry Authority.]

  • [F66Social Work England.]]

Textual Amendments

F61Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 omitted (31.3.2017) by virtue of The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 5(a) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F62Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 substituted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 5(b) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F63Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 5(c) (with reg. 2(4)(5))

F64Sch. 19 Pt. 1 entry inserted (10.3.2014) by Energy Act 2013 (c. 32), s. 156(1), Sch. 12 para. 102; S.I. 2014/251, art. 3(f)(vi)

F65Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (1.10.2018) by The Legislative Reform (Regulator of Social Housing) (England) Order 2018 (S.I. 2018/1040), art. 1(2), Sch. para. 42 (with Pt. 4)

F66Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (E.) (23.7.2018) by The Social Workers Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/893), regs. 1(3), 40

[F67Transport

Textual Amendments

F67Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 1 inserted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 6 (with reg. 2(4)(5))

  • High Speed Two (HS2) Limited.

  • Highways England Company Limited.

  • Network Rail Limited.]

Part 2Public authorities: relevant Welsh authorities

Welsh Assembly Government, etc.

  • The Welsh Ministers.

  • The First Minister for Wales.

  • The Counsel General to the Welsh Assembly Government.

  • A subsidiary of the Welsh Ministers (within the meaning given by section 134(4) of the Government of Wales Act 2006).

National Health Service

  • A Local Health Board established under section 11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

  • An NHS trust established under section 18 of that Act.

  • F68. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A Community Health Council in Wales.

  • [F69The Board of Community Health Councils in Wales or Bwrdd Cynghorau Iechyd Cymuned Cymru.]

Textual Amendments

F68Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry omitted (4.4.2011) by virtue of The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(c)

F69Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(a)

Local government

  • [F70A county council or county borough council in Wales.]

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A fire and rescue authority constituted by a scheme under section 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, or a scheme to which section 4 of that Act applies, for an area in Wales.

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A National Park authority established by an order under section 63 of the Environment Act 1995 for an area in Wales.

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • F71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F72A strategic planning panel established under section 60D of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. ]

Textual Amendments

F70Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry substituted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(b)

F71Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entries omitted (4.4.2011) by virtue of The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(c)

F72Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 2 (E.W.) inserted (6.9.2015 for specified purposes) by Planning (Wales) Act 2015 (anaw 4), s. 58(2)(b)(4)(b), Sch. 1 para. 7

Other educational bodies

  • The governing body of an educational establishment maintained by a Welsh local authority (within the meaning of section 162 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006).

  • The governing body of an institution in Wales within the further education sector (within the meaning of section 91(3) of the Further and Higher Education Act 1992).

  • The governing body of an institution in Wales within the higher education sector (within the meaning of section 91(5) of that Act).

  • [F73The Higher Education Funding Council for Wales or Cyngor Cyllido Addysg Uwch Cymru.

  • The General Teaching Council for Wales or Cyngor Addysgu Cyffredinol Cymru.

  • Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education and Training in Wales or Prif Arolygydd Ei Mawrhydi dros Addysg a Hyfforddiant yng Nghymru.]

  • [F74Qualifications Wales.]

Textual Amendments

F73Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(d)

F74Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 2 inserted (E.W.) (21.9.2015) by Qualifications Wales Act 2015 (anaw 5), s. 60(2), Sch. 1 para. 40; S.I. 2015/1687, art. 2 (with arts. 3-12)

[F75Other public authorities

Textual Amendments

F75Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entries inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Relevant Welsh Authorities) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1063), arts. 1(2), 2(d)

  • [F76The Welsh Revenue Authority or Awdurdod Cyllid Cymru.]

  • The Auditor General for Wales or Archwilydd Cyffredinol Cymru.

  • The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales or Ombwdsmon Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus Cymru.

  • [F77Social Care Wales or Gofal Cymdeithasol Cymru.]

  • The Arts Council for Wales or Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.

  • The National Museum of Wales or Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru.

  • The National Library of Wales or Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru.

  • The Sports Council for Wales or Cyngor Chwaraeon Cymru.

  • [F78Comisiynydd y Gymraeg (The Welsh Language Commissioner).]

  • F79 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • The Commissioner for Older People in Wales or Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru.

  • The Children’s Commissioner for Wales or Comisiynydd Plant Cymru.

  • [F80The Wales Audit Office or Swyddfa Archwilio Cymru.]]

Textual Amendments

F76Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 2 inserted (E.W.) (1.4.2018) by The Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 (Consequential and Supplemental Provisions) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/285), regs. 1(2), 3

F77Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry substituted (31.3.2017) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 2017/353), reg. 1(1), Sch. 3 para. 8 (with reg. 2(4)(5), Sch. 3 para. 9)

F78Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry substituted (1.4.2012) by The Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 (Transfer of functions, Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 2012 (S.I. 2012/990), art. 11

F79Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 2 omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of The Natural Resources Body for Wales (Functions) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/755), arts. 1(2), 4(1), Sch. 2 para. 450(2) (with Sch. 7)

F80Sch. 19 Pt. 2 entry inserted (E.W.) (1.4.2014) by Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (anaw 3), s. 35(2), Sch. 4 para. 92 (with Sch. 3 para. 3); S.I. 2013/1466, art. 3(1)

Part 3Public authorities: relevant Scottish authorities

Scottish Administration

  • An office-holder in the Scottish Administration (within the meaning given by section 126(7)(a) of the Scotland Act 1998).

National Health Service

  • A Health Board constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

  • A Special Health Board constituted under that section.

Local government

  • A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

  • A community council established under section 51 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

  • A joint board within the meaning of section 235(1) of that Act.

  • F81. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A licensing board established under section 5 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, or continued in being by virtue of that section.

  • A National Park authority established by a designation order made under section 6 of the National Parks (Scotland) Act 2000.

  • Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, established under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990.

Textual Amendments

F81Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/602), arts. 1(2), 26, Sch. 2 para. 63(4)(a)

Other educational bodies

  • An education authority in Scotland (within the meaning of section 135(1) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980).

  • The managers of a grant-aided school (within the meaning of that section).

  • The board of management of a college of further education (within the meaning of section 36(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992).

  • In the case of such a college of further education not under the management of a board of management, the board of governors of the college or any person responsible for the management of the college, whether or not formally constituted as a governing body or board of governors.

  • The governing body of an institution within the higher education sector (within the meaning of Part 2 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992).

[F82Police and Fire]

Textual Amendments

F82Sch. 19 Pt. 3 heading substituted (1.4.2013) by The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/602), arts. 1(2), 26, Sch. 2 para. 63(4)(b)

  • [F83The Scottish Police Authority.]

  • [F84The chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland.

  • The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

  • The Chief Officer of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.]

Textual Amendments

F83Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 substituted (1.4.2013) by The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/602), arts. 1(2), 26, Sch. 2 para. 63(4)(c)

F84Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 inserted (1.4.2013) by The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/602), arts. 1(2), 26, Sch. 2 para. 63(4)(d)

[F85Other bodies and offices added on 6th April 2011

Textual Amendments

F85Sch. 19 Pt. 3 entries inserted (S.) (6.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2011 (S.S.I. 2011/233), art. 2

  • Accounts Commission for Scotland.

  • Audit Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland.

  • Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

  • Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

  • F86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • A chief officer of a community justice authority.

  • F86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland.

  • Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

  • The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

  • A community justice authority.

  • Creative Scotland.

  • The Crofters Commission.

  • The General Teaching Council for Scotland.

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Learning and Teaching Scotland.

  • The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.

  • The Police Complaints Commissioner for Scotland.

  • Quality Meat Scotland.

  • A regional Transport Partnership created by an order under section 1(1) of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005.

  • Risk Management Authority.

  • Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

  • Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

  • Scottish Commission for Human Rights.

  • The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.

  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency.

  • Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council.

  • Scottish Futures Trust Ltd.

  • Scottish Information Commissioner.

  • The Scottish Legal Aid Board.

  • The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.

  • Scottish Natural Heritage.

  • F86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

  • Scottish Qualifications Authority.

  • The Scottish Road Works Commissioner.

  • The Scottish Social Services Council.

  • The Scottish Sports Council.

  • Scottish Water.

  • Skills Development Scotland.

  • Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland.

  • The Standards Commission for Scotland.

  • [F87The National Library of Scotland].

  • VisitScotland.

  • A Water Customer Consultation Panel.

  • The Water Industry Commission for Scotland.]

Textual Amendments

F86Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/602), arts. 1(2), 26, Sch. 2 para. 63(4)(e)

F87Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 substituted (S.) (28.6.2013) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2013 (S.S.I. 2013/170), arts. 1, 2

[F88Other bodies and offices added on 5th March 2012

Textual Amendments

F88Sch. 19 Pt. 3 entries inserted (S.) (5.3.2012) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2012 (S.S.I. 2012/55), art. 2

  • Children’s Hearings Scotland.

  • The National Convener of Children’s Hearings Scotland.]

[F89Other bodies added on 1st April 2015

Textual Amendments

F89Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 inserted (S.) (1.4.2015) by The Equality Act 2010 (Specification of Public Authorities) (Scotland) Order 2015 (S.S.I. 2015/83), arts. 1, 2

  • Historic Environment Scotland.

  • An integration joint board established by order under section 9(2) of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014.

  • A regional board (within the meaning of section 35(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005).]

[F90Other body added on 28th June 2018

Textual Amendments

F90Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 3 inserted (S.) (28.6.2018) by The ILF Scotland (Miscellaneous Listings) Order 2018 (S.S.I. 2018/214), arts. 1, 4(2)

  • ILF Scotland.]

[F91PART 4PUBLIC AUTHORITIES: CROSS-BORDER AUTHORITIES

Textual Amendments

F91Sch. 19 Pt. 4 inserted (4.4.2011) by The Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 (S.I. 2011/1060), art. 2(3), Sch. 2

Cross-border Welsh authorities

  • The Environment Agency – D

  • [F92The Natural Resources Body for Wales – A]

  • NHS Blood and Transplant – D

  • The NHS Business Services Authority – D

  • The Student Loans Company Limited – D]

Textual Amendments

F92Words in Sch. 19 Pt. 4 inserted (1.4.2013) by The Natural Resources Body for Wales (Functions) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/755), arts. 1(2), 4(1), Sch. 2 para. 450(3) (with Sch. 7)