No. 164/2018 European Organisation of Military Associations (EUROMIL) v. Ireland

The complaint was registered on 23 April 2018. It relates to Articles 1 (right to work) and 26§2 (the right of dignity at work) of the Revised European Social Charter. EUROMIL alleges that there is no provision in Irish law enabling members of the Irish Defence Forces to discharge from the armed forces on grounds of conscientious objection in breach of the above-mentioned provisions of the Charter.

 Case-document no. 1, Complaint registered on 23 April 2018

 Case-document no. 2, Observations by the Government on admissibility

 Case-document no. 3, Submissions by the Government on the merits

 Case-document no. 4, Response from EUROMIL to the Government's submissions on the merits

 Case-document no. 5, Further response from the Government

The European Committee of Social Rights declared the complaint admissible on 16 October 2018.

 Decision on admissibility of the Complaint No. 164/2018

 Decision on the merits of the Complaint No. 164/2018

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