Case analysis: in the matter of an application by Siobhan McLauglin for judicial review [2016] NIQB 11

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Abstract

The High Court in Northern Ireland has held that the denial of a widowed parent’s allowance on the death of the applicant’s partner, on the grounds that the couple were not married, unlawfully discriminated against her. The refusal of a bereavement payment to the same applicant because of her marital status was upheld.
LanguageEnglish
Pages106-112
JournalJournal of Social Security Law
Volume23
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2016

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Keywords

  • Bereavement benefits
  • Bereavement support payment
  • Discrimination
  • Marital status
  • Northern Ireland
  • Unmarried couples
  • Widowed parent's allowance

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In: Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 23, No. 2, 12.07.2016, p. 106-112.

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