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Pension rules not to divorcee's detriment because she could marry

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    Turner v The Labour Party and The Labour Party Superannuation Society [1987] IRLR 101 CA (0 other reports)

In Turner v The Labour Party (18.12.86) EOR12A, a majority of the Court of Appeal find that a pension scheme rule requiring that members have a spouse in order for their survivor to have a full pension as of right was not indirectly discriminatory against women. Lord Justice Dillon holds that the rule was not to the woman's "detriment" because she "cannot" comply with it, since it cannot be said of a single woman that she "cannot" marry.