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Lofty v Hamis (t/a First Café) [2018] UKEAT 0177/17

Cancer in situ that cannot spread to other parts of the body still a disability under the Equality Act 2010

Schedule 1 para 6 of the Equality Act 2010, which is a deeming provision covering the definition of disability, provides:

‘6. Certain medical conditions

(1) Cancer, HIV infection and multiple sclerosis are each a disability.

(2) HIV infection is infection by a virus capable of causing the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome’.

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