Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 25 April 2013.
Asociaţia ACCEPT v Consiliul Naţional pentru Combaterea Discriminării.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Curtea de Apel Bucureşti - Romania.
Social policy - Equal treatment in employment and occupation - Directive 2000/78/EC - Articles 2(2)(a), 10(1) and 17 - Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation - Concept of ‘facts from which it may be presumed that there has been discrimination’ - Modified burden of proof - Effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions - Person presenting himself and being perceived by public opinion as playing a leading role in a professional football club - Public statements ruling out the recruitment of a footballer presented as being homosexual.
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