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Models of Quasi-Judicial Bodies Providing Protection against Discrimination

NataliiaGren1, Olena Hutsuliak2 & Roman Shai3

Ensuring the principle of equality, as a key opportunity for the functioning of the institution of human rights, is one of the most important principles for the functioning of the rule of law. The principle of equality implies the fight against discrimination, which manifests itself through the provision of an undue advantage or oppression of some categories of subjects of legislation. Overcoming the problem of discrimination is possible due to the existence of a comprehensive mechanism for international and national equality. Analysis of the work of bodies conducted during the study and designed to protect the principles of equality is an
essential factor for analysing the legal policy of non-discrimination. However, the powers of bodies are both classically judicial and extra-judicial (quasi-judicial) in nature, so the analysis of the effectiveness of such institutions at the national level is of practical interest. This study allowed to conclude that quasi-judicial bodies deal with situations of the principle of equality violation on any grounds. Essential powers of quasi-judicial bodies are monitoring activities, analysing statistics, public sentiment, interviewing the population, conducting preventive and
explanatory work.

Keywords: anti-discrimination bodies, prohibition of discrimination, equality,
legal policy, protecting human rights.