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1

Rules are used in relation to what?

Rules are used in relation to the way a:
1. Group
Or,
2. Organisation
operates

2

Laws related to what?

Laws relate to the way in which society is regulated

3

What has happened as society has developed over time?

As society has developed over time, the issues that society expects the legal system to help resolve have become more complex

4

In recent years, what have been enacted?

In recent years, a number of pieces of legislation have been enacted

5

When were the Disability Discrimination Acts enacted?

The Disability Discrimination Acts were enacted in:
1. 1995
2. 2005

6

When was the Equal Pay Act enacted?

The Equal Pay Act was enacted in 1970

7

When were the Equality Acts enacted?

The Equality Acts were enacted in:
1. 2006
2. 2010

8

When were the Race Relations Acts enacted?

The Race Relations Acts were enacted in:
1. 1965
2. 1968
3. 1976
4. 2000

9

When were the Sex Discrimination Acts enacted?

The Sex Discrimination Acts were enacted in 1975

10

In recent years, a number of pieces of legislation have been enacted.
Society has also developed areas of law relating to what?

Society has also developed areas of law relating to the rights of the citizen

11

The government has now established, as an official body to oversee and regulate many of the issues identified above, the what?

The government has now established, as an official body to:
1. Oversee
2. Regulate
many of the issues identified above, the Equality and Human Rights Commission

12

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating:
1. A person
Or,
2. Group of people
unfairly on the basis of their sex, gender, race, ect

13

Justice

Justice is a:
1. Behaviour
Or,
2. Treatment
that is morally right and fair

14

Fairness

Fairness is treating people:
1. Equally
2. Appropriately
according to the circumstances

15

The Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body established to:
1. Help eliminate discrimination
2. Reduce inequality
3. Protect human rights

16

Rules are used in relation to the way a group, or organisation operates.
Example

For example, a school might have rules relating to uniform, whilst another school might have a non uniform policy

17

Laws relate to the way in which society is regulated.
Example

For example, the law:
1. Relates to your health and safety at school
2. Applies to every school

18

In recent years, a number of pieces of legislation have been enacted.
Example

For example, to counter discrimination, the:
1. Disability Discrimination Acts 1995 and 2005
2. Equal Pay Act 1970
3. Equality Acts 2006 and 2010
4. Race Relations Acts 1965, 1968, 1976 and 2000
5. Sex Discrimination Acts 1975 and 2002

19

The government has now established, as an official body to oversee and regulate many of the issues identified above, the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission acts on behalf of all citizens to do what?

The Equality and Human Rights Commission acts on behalf of all citizens to:
1. Promote understanding
2. Enforce current legislation

20

As society has developed over time, the issues that society expects the legal system to help resolve have become more complex, involving the reconciliation of what?

As society has developed over time, the issues that society expects the legal system to help resolve have become more complex, involving the reconciliation of different views about what:
1. Fairness
Or,
2. Justice
are

21

As society has developed over time, the issues that society expects the legal system to help resolve have become more complex, involving the reconciliation of different views about what fairness, or justice are and increasing what?

As society has developed over time, the issues that society expects the legal system to help resolve have become more complex:
1. Involving the reconciliation of different views about what fairness, or justice are
2. Increasing our awareness and understanding of issues of discrimination

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