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Racial discrimination

The law protects you if a landlord, council, mortgage lender or other service provider or authority discriminates against you because of your race, colour, nationality or national or ethnic origins.

This section provides an introduction to the laws that protect you from racial discrimination, and what you can do if you believe you have been unfairly treated. In this section, the terms 'race' and 'racial grounds' are used to include race, colour, nationality and national and ethnic origins.

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