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An EU directive (Council Directive 2000/43) that prohibits discrimination on grounds of racial or ethnic origin. It covers employment, training, membership of workers', employers', or professional organizations, social protection (including social security and healthcare), social advantages, education, and access to the supply of goods and services (including housing). As a result of the Directive amendments were made to the Race Relations Act 1976 (see race discrimination).

Subjects: Law.

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