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Act on Equal Treatment Irrespective of Race and Ethnic Origin

This Act applies to the equal treatment of persons irrespective of their race and ethnic origin in all fields of society, with the exception of the labour market, cf. the Act on Equal Treatment in the Labour Market. This Act shall not apply to the unequal treatment of persons on grounds of their nationality or statelessness. Furthermore, this Act shall not prevail over the provisions of an act of law making the rights of persons contingent on their residence in Iceland. Moreover, this Act shall not apply to private and family life.

Credit: Government of Iceland

Date: 2018