Johnston v The Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary [1986] IRLR 263 ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • National security exclusion contravenes Equal Treatment Directive

    Date:
    1 July 1986

    In Johnston v The Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (15.5.86) EOR8C, the European Court of Justice rules that UK statutory provisions excluding sex discrimination complaints where an act was done for the purpose of safeguarding national security contravene the EEC Equal Treatment Directive.