Religion and Faith in UK Law

  • R (Begum) v Governors of Denbigh High School
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Mar 2006
    ...... 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights to manifest her religion or beliefs and violated her right not to be denied education under article ...It is not a faith school, and is therefore open to children of all faiths and none. Its high ......
  • RT (Zimbabwe) and Others v Secretary of State for the Home Department [Sup Ct]
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 Jul 2012
    ...... in relation to cases concerning persecution for reasons of religion or political opinion." . The principal issues that ... matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein. If there are any circumstances which permit an exception, they do ......
  • R (Williamson) v Secretary of State for Education & Employment
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Feb 2005
    ...... ban is incompatible with their Convention right to freedom of religion and freedom to manifest their religion in practice, a right guaranteed ... correction' in the upbringing of children is an essential of their faith. They believe these biblical sources justify, and require, their ......
  • MN and Others (Ahmadis- country conditions - risk) Pakistan CG
    • Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
    • 20 Jun 2012
    ...... restricts the way in which they are able openly to practise their faith. The legislation not only prohibits preaching and other forms of ... one's religious beliefs, such as holding open discourse about religion with non-Ahmadis, although not amounting to proselytising. The ......
  • R (Begum) v Governors of Denbigh High School
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 02 Mar 2005
    ...... kameeze does not comply with the strict requirements of her religion. She insists that she should be allowed to wear the jilbab, which is a ... that Muslim girls should wear modest dress, and girls from different faith groups, such as Hindus and Sikhs, also wear it. Parents, staff and ......
  • Blathwayt v Baron Cawley
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Oct 1975
    ...... Church by baptism in infancy and has at all times adhered to the faith of that Church. He attained majority on 1st January, 1970 by virtue of the ...the Bill of Rights and the Act of Settlement ("Popish religion"), and Roman Catholic Relief Acts of 1791 and 1829) and in wills and ......
  • Gilmour v Coats
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Apr 1949
    ...... enables those who are not yet Christians to embrace the Christian religion and those who are already Christians to practice Christianity more fully ...: for the value of intercessory prayer is a tenet of the Catholic faith, therefore in such prayer there is benefit to the community. But it is ......
  • R (Begum) v Governors of Denbigh High School
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 15 Jun 2004
    ...... because a women can wear all clothes unless they are from another religion or belief. What you are asking me is what is requirement for ... and harmony amongst the pupils who are from a very wide range of faiths and backgrounds. Mrs Bevan has stated (paragraph 12 of her statement) that ......
  • R (Williamson) v Secretary of State for Education & Employment
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 15 Nov 2001
    ...... (i) Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief and freedom, ...It is not one of the articles of faith. It may be accurate to say that someone has a religious conviction that ......
  • Hall and another v Bull and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 Nov 2013
    ...... framework for combating discrimination on the further grounds of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation, as regards employment ... fair balance should be struck between their right to manifest their faith and the right of Mr Preddy and Mr Bull to obtain goods, facilities and ......
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