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Case Law 59/2009 (25/03/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Belgium) - Cour Constitutionnelle

Date: 03/25/2009

Subject: The Constitutional Court, also recalling the ECHR, has stated the illegitimacy of article 7, par. 4, of law 28 December 1944, in the matter of workers’ social security, since it provides limits to the accordance of the unemployment benefit in favour of foreigners who have been authorized to stay in the State’s territory for humanitarian reasons.

Parties: Cour du travail de Bruxelles

Original language: Belgian

Classification: Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination - Solidarity - Art. 34 Social security

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