Religion and Faith in UK Law

  • R (Begum) v Governors of Denbigh High School
    • House of Lords
    • 22 mars 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 juillet 2012
    ... ... in relation to cases concerning persecution for reasons of religion or political opinion." ... The principal issues ... 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 février 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 ... ...
  • Islington London Borough Council v Ladele (Liberty Intervening)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 décembre 2009
    ... ... , against Ms Ladele contrary to the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/1660 (“the 2003 Regulations”) ... man and one woman for life”, and she “could not reconcile her faith with taking an active part in enabling same sex unions to be formed”, ... ...
  • Hall and another v Bull and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 novembre 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 ... ...
  • Blathwayt v Baron Cawley
    • House of Lords
    • 22 octobre 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 ... ...
  • MN and Others (Ahmadis- country conditions - risk) Pakistan CG
    • Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
    • 20 juin 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 mars 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 ... ...
  • Gilmour v Coats
    • House of Lords
    • 08 avril 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 juin 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 ... dress for Muslim girls and is also worn across a number of different faith groups such as Hindus and Sikhs ... 44 All students, when they ... ...
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