For the purposes of disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010, section 6 describes “disability” as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on an individual’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. The effect must have lasted for 12 months or be likely to last 12 months. An effect that is likely to recur is treated as continuing for this purpose.« Back to Glossary Index
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