Mclaughlin, Re Judicial Review: CANI 13 Dec 2016

Widowed parent’s allowance. The Court of Appeal unanimously held that the legislation was not incompatible with article 14, read either with article 8 or with A1P1
Morgan LCJ, Gillen LJ and Weatherup LJ
[2016] NICA 53
European Convention on Human Rights 8 A1P1 8, Social Security Contributions and Benefits (NI) Act 1992 36A 39A
Northern Ireland
Appeal fromMclaughlin’s Application QBNI 9-Feb-2016
The claimant appealed from refusal of payment of Bereavement Benefit and Widowed Parent’s Allowance on the grounds that she had neither married nor been civil partner of her deceased partner. She applied for judicial review of that decision on the . .

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CitedMcLaughlin, Re Judicial Review SC 30-Aug-2018
The applicant a differently sexed couple sought to marry under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, but complained that they would lose the benefits of widowed parent’s allowance. Parliament had decided to delay such rules to allow assessment of reaction . .

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Updated: 06 September 2021; Ref: scu.605161