Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (Irish: ''Coimisiún Comhionannais do Thuaisceart Éireann'', Ulster-Scots: ''Equalitie Commission fer Norlin Airlan'') is a non-departmental public body in Northern Ireland established under the Northern Ireland Act 1998. "The Commission is responsible for implementing the legislation on sex discrimination and equal pay, race relations, sexual orientation, age, religious or similar philosophical belief, political opinion and disability. The Commission’s remit also includes overseeing the statutory duties on public authorities to promote equality of opportunity and good relations under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998." Provided by Wikipedia