January 30, 2018

Please find below Jerseys update their progress on making disability a protected characteristic under the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013.

The draft Disability Discrimination Regulations will be debated by the States Assembly at the States sitting of 20 March 2018 and if approved, will come into force (partly) on 1 September 2018.

You can find the following documents on the Jersey website –

  1. A news release www.gov.je/News/2018/Pages/LawtoProtectAgainstDisabilityDiscrimination.aspx
  2. The consultation outcomes, including a large print version www.gov.je/Government/Consultations/Pages/DisabilityDiscriminationLaw.aspx

The draft Regulations will appear on the States Assembly tomorrow www.statesassembly.gov.je

Karen Blanchford

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