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Journal article

The Court of Appeal's views on Part 3 of the DDA

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., WAUGH Richard
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 102, Spring 2005, pp.6-9.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

Considers the first 2 Court of Appeal decisions relating to Part 3 Disability Discrimination Act duties: the Ross case, holding that a man should not have been charged £18 in each direction by an airline for hire of a wheelchair at an airport, and the Roads case, when a wheelchair user was unable to use a footbridge to cross the tracks at a railway station and it was held that the rail company should have provided an alternative service.

Journal article

Failure to comply with the DDA duties

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., GOODING Caroline
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 101, Winter 2004, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

Explores the consequences of breaching Part 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act, considering the nature of the obligations the Act imposes, the remedies the courts have, and the powers of the Disability Rights Commission and how the may be exercised in the future. Considers the law in England and Wales only.

Journal article

Part 3 Code of Practice

Author:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G.
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 105, Winter 2005, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

Part 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 has been updated by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) has announced that a draft Code of Practice will revise the existing Code to reflect these changes. The author explores these new developments and looks at: the purpose of the code; changes from the existing code; extended definitions; and reasonable adjustments.

Journal article

Extension of DDA Part 3 to transport services

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., WAUGH Richard
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 104, 2005, pp.6-8.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 makes provision for the duties in Part 3 of the DDA to be extended to transport services. This article comments on the draft code of practice recently issued for consultation.

Journal article

New DDA duties on property owners and managers

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., LEVY Daniel
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 106, Spring 2006, pp.6-9.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

This article looks at one of the new duties of the draft part 3 Code of Practice of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. The new duty is the duty on landlords to make adjustment to practices, policies and procedures and to letting terms and to provide auxiliary aids and services. The article starts with an overview of the duties on landlords not to discriminate that already apply.

Journal article

The Disability Discrimination Act 2005

Author:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G.
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 103, Summer 2005, pp.6-7.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

The author provides a brief commentary on the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act in relation to access to buildings and services.

Journal article

The draft Disability Discrimination Bill

Authors:
WILLIAMS Peter J.G., CULLINGWORTH Richard
Journal article citation:
Access by Design, 98, 2004, pp.7-8,10.
Publisher:
Centre for Accessible Environments

Provides an overview of the changes that the Disability Discrimination Bill will bring about, if enacted, and provides a closer look at the letting of premises and private clubs.

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