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Lowering compulsory retirement age for judges unjustifiable discrimination (European Commission v Hungary)

Lowering compulsory retirement age for judges unjustifiable discrimination (European Commission v Hungary)
Published on: 06 November 2012
Published by: LexisPSL
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In European Commission v Hungary (Case C-286/12), Court of Justice of the European Union held that a law in Hungary reducing the formal retirement age of certain judges from 70 to 62 was unjustifiable discrimination under the Equality Framework Directive 2000. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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