||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 114 (Jan)
||European Court of Human Rights
Judge Casadevall (President), Judges Bratza, Bonello, Traja, Pavlovschi, Sikuta and Hirvella, and Mr T Early (Section Registrar)
||22 January 2008
Income tax - Relief - Widow's bereavement allowance - Allowance not available to widowers - Whether difference in treatment violating applicants' Convention rights - European Convention on Human Rights, art 14, First Protocol, art 1.
Income tax Relief. There had been a violation of art 14 and art 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights where the applicant had been refused widow's bereavement allowance for the years 1998-99 and 1999-2000 on the basis that he was ineligible because he was not a woman.
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