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EFTA Surveillance Authority v Kingdom of Norway [2003] IRLR 318 EFTA Court

Reports relating to this case:

  • Reserved places for women unlawful

    1 April 2003

    In EFTA Surveillance Authority v Kingdom of Norway (24 January 2003), the EFTA Court rules that Norway acted contrary to European law by adopting a rule reserving a number of academic posts exclusively for women.

  • EFTA Court ruling on sex discrimination

    1 March 2003

    In case E-1/02 EFTA Surveillance Authority v the Kingdom of Norway, the EFTA Court ruled on 24 January 2003 that the practice of reserving professorships exclusively for women contravenes the principle of equal treatment as set out in the 1976 EU equal treatment Directive and EEA law.