Under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, the Policing Board is required to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity between:

The Board is also required to have regard to the promotion of good relations between people of different religious belief, political opinion or racial group.

The Board’s Equality Scheme, which has been approved by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, sets out how we propose to fulfil the duties. View the Equality Scheme.

The Board is also required to:

For more information on our equality work, please select the appropriate links on the right.

Current Equality Publications
Policing Plan EQIA Consultation Report
Audit of inequalities and action plan - Equality Scheme 2015-2017
Annual Progress Report 2014 / 2015
NIPB Disability Action Plan 2014 - 2017
Equality Scheme for the Northern Ireland Policing Board
Equality Scheme 2012 Summary