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Judgment No. 3203

Decision

The complaint is dismissed.

Summary

The complaint is directed at the Secretary-General’s decision to refuse to recognise same-sex marriages.

Consideration 8

Extract:

"It is true that the case law of the Tribunal on the question of benefits for same-sex partners has developed in the last decade. This is illustrated by Judgment 2860. Indeed, there are opinions of individual judges concluding that staff rules denying access to dependency benefits to same-sex partners are unenforceable because they violate fundamental principles of law (see, for example, the dissenting opinion of Justice Hugessen in Judgment 2193)."

Reference(s)

Jugement(s) TAOIT: 2193, 2860

Keywords

marital status; case law; staff regulations and rules; enforcement; interpretation; provision; family allowance; dependant; social benefit; definition; difference; same-sex marriage



 
Dernière mise à jour: 28.08.2015 ^ haut