Statutory Code of Practice on the Duty to Promote Race
for Racial Equality (CRE) required responses
to its consultation paper - ‘Race
Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 – Statutory Code of Practice on
the Duty to Promote Race Equality’.
This consultation paper focused on the duty on public authorities to
promote race equality, arising out of the Race Relations (Amendment)
to this paper included the following points:
Acceptance by of the centrality
of religion in racial dynamics.
Incorporated provisions against religious
discrimination into corporate policies.
Duty on a wide range of public authorities
to promote race equality. Public authorities should have
regard to the need to
(a) eliminate unlawful racial discrimination;
(b) promote equality of opportunity;
(c) promote good race relations between people of different racial
FAIR believes the codes adopted under the RRAA
2000 ought to recognise the cultural and religious
dimensions of racial discrimination to promote best practice
Download Submission Document on CRE Code of Practice