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(5) Limitations on the scope of the Directive

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(5) Limitations on the scope of the Directive

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(5)     Limitations on the scope of the Directive

One consequence of the WTD being adopted under the 1989 Framework Directive is that its ambit is limited by reference to the qualification contained in art 2(2) of the Framework Directive that:

''This Directive shall not be applicable where characteristics peculiar to certain specific service activities, such as the armed forces or the police, or to certain specific activities in the civil protection services inevitably conflict with it.''

This restriction was incorporated, somewhat elliptically, into the WTD by art 1(3). The non-application of the WTD in the circumstances described in art 2(2) was confirmed by

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