Regina v Department of Health, Ex parte Ghandi: 1991

A claim was brought under the section which provides that it is unlawful ‘for an Authority or Body which can confer an authorisation for, or facilitates, engagement in a particular profession or trade to discriminate.’ It was claimed that there had been a breach of the section in respect of the failure to appoint a doctor to a vacancy or inclusion on a medical list of a locality.
References: [1991] 1 WLR 1053
Statutes: Race Relations Act 1976 12(1)
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Kelly v Northern Ireland Housing Executive; Loughran v Northern Ireland Housing Executive HL 29-Jul-1998
    Provisions against discrimination on religious grounds in Northern Ireland, could apply to appointment of a firm to a panel of experts, where one person was designated to carry out that work. ‘it is essential, for there to be ’employment,’ that the . .
    (Times 14-Sep-98, , Gazette 23-Sep-98, , [1998] 3 WLR 735, [1998] UKHL 33, [1999] 1 AC 428, [1998] ICR 828, [1998] NI 240, [1998] IRLR 593)

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Last Update: 27 November 2020; Ref: scu.194287