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General principles and equal treatment

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Second edition

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199698462
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745904 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0003

Series: Oxford European Union Law Library

General principles and equal treatment

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This chapter sets out the role of the general principles in the Union legal order and the sources of those principles. A discussion of the anti-discrimination provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Charter of Fundamental Rights precedes an analysis of the general principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of age as developed in the Mangold case law and the more established general principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of sex.

Keywords: general principles; the European Convention on Human Rights; the Charter of Fundamental Rights; the general principle of non-discrimination on the ground of age; equal treatment; proportionality; the general principle of non-discrimination on the grounds of sex

Chapter.  22890 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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