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Case Law [2009] IESC 59 (27/07/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Eire) - Supreme Court

Date: 07/27/2009

Subject: The Supreme Court has established that the attribution of the status of “under age” provided by the Act 2002 (law which provides compensation in favour of persons who have been subjected to abuses within State institutions when they were children) is not discriminatory and, therefore, it is compatible with the norms of the ECHR.

Parties: J.D. e Residential Institutions Redress Review Committee and the Attorney General

Original language: Irish

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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