Bain v Bowles and others [1991] IRLR 356 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Limited role of "like with like" comparison

    Date:
    1 September 1991

    In Bain v Bowles and others (19 April 1991) EOR39B, while holding that "The Lady" magazine contravened the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 by refusing to publish an advertisement for a housekeeper from a man living alone, the Court of Appeal points out that the "like with like" comparison required by s.5(3) is merely an interpretation provision.