Petersen v Berufungsausschuss fur Zahnarzte fur den Bezirk Westfalen-Lippe: ECJ 3 Sep 2009

ECJ Directive 2000/78/EC – Prohibition of discrimination based on age – National legislation providing for an age limit of 68 years for the exercise of a panel dentist – Objective for protecting the health of patients under the statutory health insurance consisting – Objective maintaining the financial balance of the statutory health insurance – Goal tending ensure opportunities for new generations to carry on business as dentist


C-341/08, [2009] EUECJ C-341/08 – O




Directive 2000/78/CE

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OpinionPetersen v Berufungsausschuss fur Zahnarzte fur den Bezirk Westfalen-Lippe ECJ 12-Jan-2010
ECJ Directive 2000/78/EC Articles 2(5) and 6(1) – Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of age – Provision of national law setting a maximum age of 68 for practice as a panel dentist – Aim pursued Measure . .
CitedSeldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes SC 25-Apr-2012
The appellant claimed that the requirement imposed on him to retire from his law firm partnership on attaining 65 was an unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age.
Held: The matter was remitted to the Employment tribunal to see whether the . .
CitedO’Brien v Ministry of Justice SC 6-Feb-2013
The appellant, a part time recorder challenged his exclusion from pension arrangements.
Held: The appeal was allowed. No objective justification has been shown for departing from the basic principle of remunerating part-timers pro rata . .
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