O’Connor v Chief Adjudication Officer and Another: CA 11 Mar 1999

Regulations providing that a student stayed such until he concluded, or was dismissed from a course, were deeming provisions, and a student taking a year out after failing his exams, remained a student and was unable to claim benefits by way of income support. Article 2 did not require the state to subsidise a student in excercising his right to take up the education it offered.


Times 11-Mar-1999, Gazette 24-Mar-1999, [1999] ELR 209


Income Support (General) Regulations 1987 (1987 No 1967)


England and Wales

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CitedDouglas v North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council CA 19-Dec-2003
The applicant had sought a student loan to support his studies as a mature student. It was refused because he would be over 55 at the date of the commencement of the course. He claimed this was discriminatory.
Held: The Convention required the . .
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Benefits, Education, Human Rights

Updated: 11 May 2022; Ref: scu.84421