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indirect discrimination (ˈɪndaɪˌrekt dɪsˌkrɪmɪˈneɪʃən) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (law) discrimination by means of rules, regulations or procedures that may appear to be neutral, but which actually discriminate against certain groups of people.

Example Sentences Including 'indirect discrimination'

He used the sex discrimination legislation to allege indirect discrimination.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Otherwise there could be a finding of indirect discrimination.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The meaning of both direct and indirect discrimination is clarified in the Act.
Torrington, Derek Personnel Management: A New Approach

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