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R (on the application of Amicus - MSF section and others) v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and Christian Action Research Education and others

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The facts

These applications by a group of trade unions challenged regs. 7(2), 7(3), 20(3) and 25 of the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003, which implement the sexual orientation strand of the Framework Employment Directive. These Regulations set out the genuine occupational requirement exceptions, including the particular exception in respect of employment for the purposes of an organised religion, and an exception as regards discrimination in respect of benefits dependent on marital status.