R v Ministry of Defence, ex parte Smith and others [1996] IRLR 100 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Court of Appeal upholds gay ban

    Date:
    1 March 1996

    In R v Ministry of Defence ex parte Smith and others (3 November 1995) EOR66B, the Court of Appeal rejects the challenge to the lawfulness of the policy by which homosexual men and women are not permitted to serve in the armed forces.