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Substantive equality

The shortcomings of the formal equality precept have led to a search for more substantive concepts of equality in which equality of outcome and the positive elements of equality of opportunity are the focus...

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Formal equality

The most obvious meaning for equality is formal or symmetrical equality, which requires that like cases be treated alike, with a focus on consistent treatment of individuals rather than on achieving any particular outcome1....

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Equality Act 2010

In the UK, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (the DDA 1995) was the first anti-discrimination legislation affording disabled people protection. It culminated in the Equality Act 2010 (the EqA 2010) which is part of...