Miris document ID: 1021471577581
Donovan v Garda Donelan
Author: Equality Officer
Language: English
Source: Office of the Director of Equality Investigations
Country: Ireland
Category: judgment/decision
Government level: National - State Level
Guiding principle: Equal Status Act 2000 - direct discrimination - section 3(1)(a) - membership of the Traveller community - section 5(1) - investigation and prosecution of crime by the Gardai - using plain meaning and legislative history as aids to interpretation of definition of service defined in section 2(1) - incident which happened before Act came into operation giving rise to alleged discrimination before and after that date - complaint outside scope of Act.
Date of judgement: 2001-10-17
Official version: no
Edition number: DEC-S2001-011
Legally binding: yes
Subject areas: non-discrimination
Minority groups: Travellers
Related laws: Equal Status Act 2000

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