Braathens Regional Aviation (Equal Treatment Between Persons Irrespective of Racial or Ethnic Origin – Compensation for Discrimination): ECJ 14 May 2020

(Opinion) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2000/43/EC – Equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin – Article 7 – Defence of rights – Article 15 – Sanctions – Action for compensation for discrimination – Admission mechanism – Refusal by the defendant to acknowledge the existence of discrimination despite the express claim made by the applicant – Link between the sanction and discrimination – Article 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Right to effective judicial protection – No possibility of obtaining a finding of discrimination


C-30/19, [2020] EUECJ C-30/19_O, ECLI:EU:C:2020:374, [2021] EUECJ C-30/19


Bailii, Bailii



Discrimination, Human Rights

Updated: 14 October 2022; Ref: scu.660176