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06/11/2012

Judgment in case C-286/12 - European Commission v Hungary

Action for failure to fulfil obligations


Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Social policy – Equal treatment in employment and occupation – Directive 2000/78/EC – Articles 2 and 6(1) – National scheme requiring compulsory retirement of judges, prosecutors and notaries on reaching the age of 62 – Legitimate objectives justifying a difference in treatment vis-à-vis workers under the age of 62 – Proportionality of the duration of the transitional period

author(s): Court of Justice of the EU
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