Equality scheme - revised policy screening and timetable a consultation document.

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Published by Department of Education in [Bangor, Co. Down] .

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Dated March 2005.

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In our revised equality scheme we set out how Newry, Mourne and Down District Council proposes to fulfil the Section 75 statutory duties. We will commit the necessary resources in terms of people, time and money to make sure that the Section 75 statutory duties are complied with and that the equality scheme is implemented effectively, and on time.

Revised Equality Scheme for opportunity of policies 18 Screening Equality impact assessment 20 Appendix 4 Timetable for measures proposed Appendix 5 Glossary of terms Appendix 6 Action plan/action measures 6 Chapter 1 Introduction. Revised Equality Scheme for Ards and North Down Borough Council policies 19 Screening 20 Equality impact assessment 22 Our arrangements for publishing the results Timetable for measures Ards and North Down Borough Council propose in this equality scheme In line with Schedule 9 4.(2)(d) the NIO is required to publish details of any Screening Policies & Equality Impact Assessments.

Our Equality Scheme sets out that we will publish this information on a six monthly basis. A summary of Screening Reports & Equality Impact Assessments will be included in the Section 75 Annual Progress Report. order with other policies screened in for equality impact assessment.

This list of priorities will assist the public authority in timetabling. Details of the Public Authority’s Equality Impact Assessment Timetable should be included in the quarterly Screening Report.

Is the policy affected by timetables established by other relevant public. As stated in its Equality Scheme, the Council intends to screen all of its policies (formal and informal), functions and roles in order to determine which would require a fuller equality analysis in the form of an impact assessment.

This questionnaire is aimed at providing a standardised, systematic approach to the screening exercise. ‘policy’, then in accordance with equality scheme commitments, it should be subject to equality screening and/or EQIA before it is adopted or implemented.

9 Section A Guide for Public Authorities [] at pages Screening of New/Revised Policies Introduction and Guidance Notes Section 75 of the Northern Ireland (“The Act”) requires the Council in carrying out its functions, powers and duties to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity: As stated in its Equality Scheme, the Council intends to screen all of its.

“The policy will be reviewed in line with the Council’s agreed policy review cycle i.e. every four years (as per Council’s Equality Scheme commitment ), or sooner as necessary, to ensure that it remains up-to-date with legislative advancements etc.”.

Equality Commission’s website (). Staff should complete a form for each new or revised policy for which they are responsible (see page 4 for a definition of a policy in respect of Section 75).

The purpose of screening is to identify those policies that are likely to have an. This policy outlines the process by which EA will consider the equality implications of its policies and decisions, in line with our Equality Scheme commitments.

We consulted on our Equality Scheme in This policy is technical in nature. Different Section 75 groups as such do not have different needs as to the screening process nor are.

The Trust’s new/revised Equality Scheme has been approved by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. The Trust also carried out an audit of inequalities and developed a detailed action plan to address the inequalities identified. The Equality Scheme and action plan were widely consulted Equality scheme - revised policy screening and timetable book.

policies screened in for equality impact assessment. This list of priorities will assist the public authority in timetabling. Details of the Public Authority’s Equality Impact Assessment Timetable should be included in the quarterly Screening Report. Is the policy affected by timetables.

Screening & Equality Impact Assessments page 6 Monitoring of Adopted Policies page 7 Training and Communications page 7 Access to Information and Services page 8 Complaints page 8 Publication of Equality Scheme page 9 Review of Equality Scheme page 9 Frequently asked questions.

Equality, Good Relations and Human Rights Screening Template (1) Information about the Policy/Proposal () Name of the policy/proposal Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT) / Financial Planning Savings Plan () Is this a new, existing or revised policy/proposal.

New Financial Planning Savings Plan / Equality Screening Form of Modification of Education Duties (No.9) Notice (Northern Ireland) 30/06/ No. Equality Screening Form of Alterantive Awarding Arrangements for Summer Examinations - GCSE, AS and A Level.

18/06/ No. Equality Screening - Resource Budget 09/06/ No. review of the Equality Scheme in accordance with Section 75 and Schedule 9 of the Northern Ireland Actincluding any good practice or guidance that has been or may be issued by the Equality Commission.

This includes the screening of policies and decisions. PHA AMT Members are collectively responsible for. own consultation, and equality screening / impact assessment, in line with our consultation and equality schemes. Screening is completed at the earliest opportunity in the policy development or review process.

Key Constraints The SIP and the Population Plans set out the HSCB and PHA proposed model. Policy Screening Form Part 1. Policy scoping The first stage of the screening process involves scoping the equality schemes must state the authority s arrangements for assessing and consulting on the likely impact of Equality Impact Assessment Timetable should be included in the quarterly Screening Report.

Is the policy affected by. of a policy on the promotion of equality of opportunity and good relations. In carrying out these assessments, we look at the intended outcomes of the policy in question and follow Equality Commission guidance. The purpose of screening is to identify those policies which are likely to have an impact on equality of opportunity and/or good relations.

The HSC Trusts have revised their Audit of Inequalities document which has helped identify the inequalities to be addressed in these action plans. HSC Audit of Inequalities. Policy Screening. The Trust must consider the nine equality categories when making decisions and formulating or revising policies/proposals – this is known as screening.

arrangements contained in equality schemes.” Why screen. As a public authority, we have a statutory duty to do so. The University has committed within our equality scheme to use the tools of screening and equality impact assessment to assess the likely impact of a policy on the promotion of equality of opportunity and good relations.

Equality Screening The Assembly Commission’s Equality Scheme outlines how we propose to fulfil our statutory duties under Section Within the Equality Scheme, the Commission gave a commitment to equality screen all new and revised policies in order to identify the impact the policy may have on any of the nine Section 75 groups.

Equality Screening, Disability Duties and Human Rights Assessment Template Part 1 – Policy scoping Revised policy - It is a Bill resulting from the consultation on the draft Strategy, by way of legislation, a new voluntary registration scheme for nannies, will enable working parents to apply for working tax credits or tax exempt.

equality schemes. The Commission recommends that the NIPEC equality scheme makes it clear within the equality scheme at the appropriate place, that the action plan/action measures, will not form part of the approved equality scheme.

Essential that the targets in the Action Plan are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-based. The. Section 75 Policy Screening Form. Part 1. Policy scoping. The first stage of the screening process involves scoping the policy under consideration.

The purpose of policy scoping is to help prepare the background and context and set out the aims and objectives for the policy being screened. At this stage, scoping the policy will help identify.

Equality and Human Rights Screening Template PART 1 - POLICY INFORMATION Policy Title Equality and Inclusion Strategy - EA Funded Youth Service Description of policy or decision The purpose of the EA Youth Service Equality and Inclusion Strategy is to provide a.

Part A - Initial Equality Screening Assessment Form PART A - Initial Equality Screening Assessment relevance for all new and revised strategies, policies, services and functions. Completed at the earliest opportunity it will help to determine: timetable for the preparation and revision of documents.

It does not cover the detailed. Assess all policies to find out how they will impact on the nine equality categories Section 75 Action Based Plan The Trust’s Action Based Planto promote equality of opportunity and good relations, is based on the ‘functions’ of the Trust and will be implemented through the Framework of the Trust’s Equality Scheme.

policy proposals ‘Facing the Future: Housing Strategy for Northern Ireland ’ and ‘Building Successful Communities’. The Commission became concerned that a number of housing policy proposals were being taken forward, apparently without the application of the Department’s Equality Scheme commitments in respect of screening and.

Section 75 Policy Screening Form Part 1. Policy scoping The first stage of the screening process involves scoping the policy under consideration. The purpose of policy scoping is to help prepare the background andcontext set out the aims and objectives for the policy being screened.

At this stage, scoping the policy will help identify potential. The revised equality screening document published by DfC confirmed that the scheme was expected “to have a positive impact on people of a Protestant religious belief”. Section 75 Policy Screening Form Part 1.

Policy scoping The first stage of the screening process involves scoping the policy under consideration. The purpose of policy scoping is to help prepare the background and context and set out the aims and objectives for the policy being screened.

At this stage, scoping the policy will help identify. An Equality Analysis (EA) is being completed on the Code of Practice by the REFPT, to ensure there is no bias in the process and that it is compliant with the Equality Act and our own Equality Polices. The initial screening was completed in January and the analysis will be ongoing until the point of submission, with formal review points.

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Equality Screening and Impact Assessment form 3 EQUALITY SCREENING POLICY2 DETAILS – Please complete Title of policy Global Information Services Strategy Name of policy owner Laura Dawson & Dan Hall Intended implementation date April BACKGROUND - Provide brief background information about the policy, or change to it.

Include rationale, intended beneficiaries and expected. in the autumn ofthe draft equality scheme was circulated for consultation to 83 stakeholders and key members of staff; in Septembera consultation paper on the first stage of the screening process was issued to all organisations listed in appendix 2 of the equality scheme; 6.

duties are complied with and that the revised Equality Scheme is implemented effectively, and on time. opportunity of policies 19 Screening 19 Equality impact assessment 22 Chapter 7 - Timetable for measures we propose in this Equality Scheme Equality Scheme 1.

The Equality Scheme 2. Core values 3. Raising awareness of the Scheme 4. Communications 5. College Strategic Priorities 6. Roles and responsibilities 7. Ensuring awareness of our Single Equality Scheme responsibilities and development of actions to ensure success 8. Promoting equality in teaching and learning 9.

Equality in. Clavering Primary School Accessibility Plan We believe that this Accessibility Plan is compliant with current legislation and requirements as specified in Sched relating to Disability, of the Equality Act The Governing Body is accountable for ensuring the implementation, review and reporting on progress of the Accessibility Plan over a prescribed period.

The Accessibility Plan is. In fulfilling its commitments within its Equality Scheme the Department equality screens policies to assess the impact and determine if a full Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) is required April - .The policy is easy to understand and comply with and that it provides the necessary information the F&CO.

Views are recorded in the work book and any suggestions explored with a view to improvement. 4. Screening Process for relevance to Diversity or Equality issues - see Step 4 of the Guidance.Note: The Total Rating Score should be used to prioritise the policy in rank order with other policies screened in for equality impact assessment.

This list of priorities will assist the public authority in timetabling. Details of the Public Authority’s Equality Impact Assessment Timetable should be included in the quarterly Screening Report.

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