Judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case Commission v Hungary (C-286/12) on social policy

Type: Report   Reference: I-075143   Duration: 10:01:32  Lieu:
End production: 06/11/2012   First transmission: 06/11/2012
On 6 November 2012, the Court of Justice of the EU delivered its judgment in the case Commission v Hungary (C-286/12) on social policy. On the request of the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled that the abrupt and radical lowering of the retirement age for judges, prosecutors and notaries in Hungary violates EU equal treatment rules (Directive 2000/78/EC). According to the Court's judgment, the forced early retirement of hundreds of judges and prosecutors in the course of 2012 as well as the notaries in 2014, under a new Hungarian law, constitutes unjustified age discrimination.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Exterior views of the Court of Justice of the EU (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:00:14 Cutaways of the courtroom (2 shots) 00:00:07
10:00:21 Arrival of the judges 00:00:27
10:00:49 SOUNDBITE by Antonio Tizzano, Judge at the Court of Justice of the EU, (in FRENCH) reading the judgment of the Court in case C-286/12, Commission v Hungary, concerning social policy 00:00:42
10:01:32 General view of the courtroom 00:00:02
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