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Conscience and public service

Norrie, Kenneth (2008) Conscience and public service. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 53 (4). pp. 25-26. ISSN 0458-8711

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Abstract

Discusses whether district registrars could use the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.9 to refuse to take part in civil partnership registrations and to counter any dismissal that may result from their actions. Considers jurisprudence from the European Court of Human Rights on the infringement of art.9 rights and the scope of the exception to sexual orientation discrimination in the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 reg.7.

Item type: Article
ID code: 32216
Keywords: civil partnership registration, position of registrar, exemption from non-discrination rules, proportionality, genuine occupational requirements, balancing right to believe with right of equality, family law, human rights, Law (General)
Subjects: Law > Law (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Law > Law
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2011 10:23
    Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 11:29
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/32216

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