Kreil v Bundesrepublik Deutschland [2000] All ER (D) 08  ECJ

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Limitation of access by women to military posts was unlawful

    15 March 2000

    Provisions of German law that imposed a general exclusion of women from military posts involving the use of arms, and allowed them access only to the medical and military-music services, were precluded by the EC Equal Treatment Directive, rules the ECJ in Kreil v Bundesrepublik Deutschland.

  • German armed forces exclusion unlawful

    1 March 2000

    In Kreil v Bundesrepublik Deutschland the European Court of Justice has ruled that the exclusion of women under German law from military posts involving the use of weapons is contrary to the Equal Treatment Directive.