The concept of 'religion and belief' has been interpreted widely1 and has been held to include non-religious beliefs2. In considering whether a belief falls within the scope of Article 9 the court is required to conduct a limited inquiry into the genuine nature of the professed belief3. The court will not assess the legitimacy of the belief in question4 but simply ensure that the belief satisfies three minimum requirements5: it must be consistent with basic standards of human dignity or integrity6; it must relate to matters more than merely trivial7; and it must be coherent, in the sense of
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and millions of others like it, sign-in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial.
EXISTING USER? SIGN IN
TAKE A FREE TRIAL
0330 161 1234