Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 12 December 2019

WA v Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (INSS)

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Social de Gerona

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 79/7/EEC — Equal treatment for men and women in matters of social security — Article 4(1) and (2) — Article 7(1) — Calculation of benefits — Directive 2006/54/EC — Equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation — National legislation granting a right to a pension supplement for women who have had at least two biological or adopted children, and who are in receipt of a contributory permanent incapacity pension — Same right not granted to men in an identical situation — Comparable situation — Direct discrimination on grounds of sex — No exceptions

Case C-450/18


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
31/01/2020 Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (Pension supplement for mothers)
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:1075
12/12/2019 Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (Pension supplement for mothers)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2019:696
10/09/2019 Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (Pension supplement for mothers)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Request for a preliminary ruling
09/07/2018 Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (Pension supplement for mothers)
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Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 157 : paragraphs 1, 24, 26
  • TFEU, Article 157 -P1 : paragraph 33
  • TFEU, Article 157 -P2 : paragraphs 28, 33
  • TFEU, Article 157 -P4 : paragraph 64
  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraph 25
  • Directive 76/207 : paragraphs 9, 24, 56
  • Directive 79/7 : paragraphs 34, 37, 66, 67
  • Directive 79/7 -A01 : paragraph 4
  • Directive 79/7 -A02 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 79/7 -A03P1 : paragraphs 6, 35
  • Directive 79/7 -A04 : paragraph 7
  • Directive 79/7 -A04P1 : paragraphs 41, 54
  • Directive 79/7 -A04P1T3 : paragraph 38
  • Directive 79/7 -A04P2 : paragraphs 55, 56, 60
  • Directive 79/7 -A07 : paragraph 8
  • Directive 79/7 -A07P1LB : paragraphs 61, 63
  • Directive 79/7 -C2 : paragraph 3
  • Directive 79/7 -C3 : paragraph 3
  • Directive 2006/54 : paragraphs 1, 9, 24, 26, 33
  • Directive 2006/54 -A01 : paragraph 11
  • Directive 2006/54 -A01L2LC : paragraph 34
  • Directive 2006/54 -A02P1 : paragraph 12
  • Directive 2006/54 -C13 : paragraph 10
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/83 -N25 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/88 : paragraph 10
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -7/93 -N45 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -342/93 -N14 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -342/93 -N16 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -382/98 -N14 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N56 : paragraphs 51, 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N65 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/06 -N45 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -559/07 -N69 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -229/08 -N32 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -385/11 -N20 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -385/11 -N23 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -385/11 -N25 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -385/11 -N26 : paragraph 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N62 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 -N101 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -318/13 -N34 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -318/13 -N35 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -335/15 -N38 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -451/16 -N41 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -451/16 -N42 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -451/16 -N50 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -450/18 : paragraphs 53, 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -230/18 -N42 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -230/18 -N43 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -486/18 -N73 : paragraph 42

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 79/7

Opinion

  • EC Treaty (Maastricht), Article 235 : point 92
  • EU Treaty (Maastricht) - Agreement on Social Policy, Article 2 -A06P3 : point 103
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (2007), Article 23 : points 43, 49, 109, 110
  • 120080154 -P4 : points 19, 117, 121, 122
  • 120080157 : points 3, 17, 20, 25, 47, 87
  • 120080157 -P1 : point 24
  • 120080157 -P2 : points 24, 26, 30, 31, 84
  • 120080157 -P3 : points 89, 92
  • 120080157 -P4 : points 43, 49, 50, 81 - 86, 88, 90 - 92, 95, 100 - 104, 106 - 109, 112
  • Directive 76/207 : point 17
  • Directive 76/207 -A02P3 : points 45, 46, 96
  • Directive 76/207 -A02P4 : points 90, 96, 113
  • Directive 76/207 -A02P7 : point 45
  • Directive 79/7 : points 19, 21, 22, 28, 33, 50, 51, 70, 91, 94, 95, 100, 101, 110, 112
  • Directive 79/7 -A01 : point 5
  • Directive 79/7 -A03P1 : point 6
  • Directive 79/7 -A03P1LA : point 32
  • Directive 79/7 -A04 : point 7
  • Directive 79/7 -A04P1 : points 34, 69, 123
  • Directive 79/7 -A04P2 : points 40, 42 - 45, 49, 52, 55, 57, 93, 96, 97
  • Directive 79/7 -A07 : points 34, 93, 99
  • Directive 79/7 -A07P1 : points 70, 71, 78
  • Directive 79/7 -A07P1LB : points 8, 72, 74 - 77, 79, 80
  • Directive 79/7 -A07P2 : point 78
  • Directive 79/7 -A08P2 : point 78
  • Directive 79/7 -C3 : points 4, 40
  • Directive 79/7 -PR : point 71
  • Directive 86/378 : point 92
  • Directive 86/613 : point 92
  • Directive 2006/54 : points 20, 31, 92
  • Directive 2006/54 -A01L2LC : point 30
  • Directive 2006/54 -A02P1LF : point 30
  • Directive 2006/54 -A03 : point 96
  • Directive 2006/54 -A28P1 : point 96
  • Directive 2006/54 -C13 : point 30
  • Directive 2006/54 -C14 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -80/70 -N7 : points 24, 25, 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -80/70 -N8 : points 24, 25, 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/83 -N25 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -184/83 -N26 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/84 -N44 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -312/86 -N13 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -312/86 -N14 : points 38, 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/88 -N25 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/88 -N26 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/88 -N27 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/88 -N28 : point 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -31/90 -N25 : point 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/91 -N14 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -420/92 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -450/93 -N8 : point 67
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -450/93 -N9 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -450/93 -N17 : point 96
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -7/93 -N24 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -7/93 -N43 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -342/93 -N17 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -450/93 -N21 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -136/95 -N26 : point 96
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -409/95 -N32 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -409/95 -N33 : point 120
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -377/96 -N26 : point 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/97 -N14 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/97 -N36 : point 120
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -196/98 -N21 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -196/98 -N22 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -196/98 -N23 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -196/98 -N24 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -382/98 -N66 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -382/98 -N67 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -382/98 -N68 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -382/98 -N69 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -196/98 -N23 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -218/98 -N18 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -218/98 -N20 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -218/98 -N22 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -407/98 -N40 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -407/98 -N54 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -407/98 -N55 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 : points 3, 16
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N28 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N41 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N46 : point 47
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N56 : points 38, 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N57 : point 120
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -366/99 -N65 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -476/99 -N30 : point 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -476/99 -N39 : points 90, 113
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -476/99 -N41 : point 106
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -476/99 -N45 : point 120
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -342/01 -N37 : point 96
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -284/02 -N33 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -319/03 -N48 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -319/03 -N49 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -319/03 -N50 : point 109
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -319/03 -N24 : points 90, 113
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -319/03 -N29 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -319/03 -N30 : point 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -207/04 -N33 : point 78
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -423/04 -N35 : point 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -46/07 -N57 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -537/07 -N60 : points 71, 75
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -537/07 -N63 : points 28, 75
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -559/07 -N66 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -559/07 -N67 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -559/07 -N68 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -559/07 -N69 : point 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N24 : point 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N26 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N27 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N28 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N29 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N30 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N31 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/09 -N36 : point 106
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -356/09 -N41 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -572/10 -N58 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -572/10 -N59 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -34/10 -N36 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -123/10 -N42 : point 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -385/11 -N26 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -614/11 -N50 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N40 : point 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N41 : point 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N61 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N62 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N63 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N64 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/12 -N65 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -173/13 -N57 : point 111
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 : point 3
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 -N100 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 -N101 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 -N102 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/13 -N103 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -318/13 -N38 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -364/13 -N38 : point 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/13 -N26 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/13 -N34 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/14 -N47 : point 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/14 -N51 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -432/14 -N33 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -432/14 -N37 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -432/14 -N38 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -432/14 -N39 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -98/15 -N34 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -98/15 -N35 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -98/15 -N36 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -98/15 -N37 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -98/15 -N38 : point 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -98/15 -N33 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -98/15 -N34 : point 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -335/15 -N39 : points 35, 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -143/16 -N25 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -143/16 -N26 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -143/16 -N27 : point 66
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -451/16 -N50 : point 70
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N61 : point 67
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N62 : point 67
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N64 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N65 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N66 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N67 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N68 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N69 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N70 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N71 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N72 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N73 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N74 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N75 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N76 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N77 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N78 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N79 : point 35
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -193/17 -N111 : point 113
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -193/17 -N65 : point 90
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -161/18 -N56 : point 28


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 09/07/2018

Date of the Opinion

  • 10/09/2019

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

12/12/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 54 from 17.02.2020, p.7

Application: OJ C 399 from 05.11.2018, p.18

Name of the parties

Instituto Nacional de la Seguridad Social (Pension supplement for mothers)

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Driguez, Laetitia: Sécurité sociale - Égalité homme-femme, Europe 2020 Février Comm. nº 2 p.56 (FR)
  2. Kullmann, M.: HvJ EU 12-12-2019, C-450/18 : commentaar, Tijdschrift Recht en Arbeid 2020 nº 4 p. 27-28 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Juzgado de lo Social de Gerona - Spain

Subject-matter

  • Social policy

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Safjan

Advocate General

Bobek

Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English