Section 75 Equality Screening

In accordance with Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 and commitments made within our published Equality Scheme, Sport Northern Ireland (SNI) currently is consulting on the equality screening of the following new or significantly revised policies and plans:

  • Direct Athlete Investment 2017-21;
  • Ministerial Decision Ballymoney; and
  • Ministerial Decision Dungiven.

Sport NI would welcome your views on the outcome of the screening process in relation to our Section 75 obligations and in particular Sport NI’s statutory duties: (i) to promote equality of opportunity between persons of different religious belief, political opinion, racial group, age, marital status or sexual orientation; between men and women generally; between persons with a disability and persons without; and between persons with dependents and persons  without; (ii) to promote good relations between persons of different religious belief, political opinion or racial group.

Responses should be submitted to:

Dr Paul Donnelly
The House of Sport
2a Upper Malone Road

Or via email to

If you would like the opportunity to meet with a member of Sport Northern Ireland to discuss any of the above policies, please contact Colm Jennings on (028) 9038 1222.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 2nd June 2017 at 4pm.