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Publication from the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland and the northern Ireland human Rights Commission. A Short Guide Equality and Human Rights after Brexit: The UK Government’s commitment under the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol Article 2(1) of the Protocol.

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Last Updated: Friday, 20 August 2021


Under the EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement, the UK Government has committed, in Article 2 (1) (‘Article 2’) of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol (‘the Protocol’), to ensuring that certain equality and human rights in Northern Ireland will continue to be protected after Brexit.

Set out below is further information on that commitment, the right of individuals to challenge an alleged breach of the UK Government’s commitment and how the Equality Commission and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission can assist individuals who wish to make such a challenge.


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