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Is class action or actio popularis possible? (court claims or action in the name of a group)

Key Area:
Anti-discrimination Legislation & Implementation
Discrimination, Equality
16/02/2012 - 13:11
Short Answer

No, class action is not possible in discrimination cases.

Qualitative Info

The Act on Class Action applies only to the hearing of a civil case between a consumer and a business as a class action.

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas
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