Heads of Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Bill 2011

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Heads of Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Bill 2011

21undertake, sponsor or commission, or provide financial or otherassistance for, research and educational activities,(f) to conduct enquiries under and in accordance with section 9,(g) to prepare and publish, in such manner as it thinks fit, reportson any research undertaken, sponsored, commissioned orassisted by it under paragraph (e) or in relation to enquiriesreferred to in paragraph (f),(h) to apply to the High Court or the Supreme Court for liberty toappear before the High Court or the Supreme Court, as the casemay be, as amicus curiae in proceedings before that court thatinvolve or are concerned with the human rights of any personand to appear as such an amicus curiae on foot of such libertybeing granted (which liberty each of the said courts is herebyempowered to grant in its absolute discretion),(i) to take whatever action is necessary to establish andparticipate in the joint committee of representatives referred to inparagraph 10 of the section entitled “Rights, Safe-guards andEquality of Opportunity” of the Agreement Reached in the Multi-Party Talks,(j) to provide assistance of the kind referred to in section 10 topersons under and in accordance with that section,(k) to institute proceedings under and in accordance with section11 .Functions provisions in EU DirectivesThe relevant EU Directives are:Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000, implementing theprinciple of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial orethnic origin;Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing ageneral framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation;Council Directive 2004/113/EC of 13 December 2004, implementingthe principle of equal treatment between men and women in the accessto and supply of goods and services; andDirective 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equalopportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters ofemployment and occupation (recast).

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