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Corporate Governance Framework

Our corporate governance framework sets out the necessary responsibilities and procedures that guarantee we operate properly.

  1. Contents
  2. 23 - Compliance with the Equality Act 2010

23 - Compliance with the Equality Act 2010

23.1. In exercising public functions the Gambling Commission is subject to the public sector equality duty in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (opens in new tab), requiring the Gambling Commission to have due regard to the need to:

  • eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under the Equality Act 2010
  • advance equality of opportunity between people who share a relevant protected characteristic (age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation) and people who do not
  • foster good relations between people who share a relevant protected characteristics and people who do not.
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