Anti-Discrimination Law provided for the establishment of the first equality body in the country, a Commission on Protection against Discrimination. Itsmembers were elected in December 2010, and it startedfunctioning in 2011. The Commission works on cases of discrimination covered by the Anti-discrimination law. These grounds are: sex, race, colour of skin, gender, belonging to a marginalised group, ethnicity, language, citizenship, social origin, religion or religious belief, other sorts of belief, education, political affiliation, personal or social status, mental or physical disability, age, family or marital status, property ownership, health condition, or any other ground stipulated in law or a ratified national treaty. The CPAD received 77 cases in 2012 (compared to 60 cases in 2011).