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2003/0265(CNS) Equal treatment between women and men: access to and supply of goods and services

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead FEMM PRETS Christa (icon: PES PES)
Committee Opinion LIBE SWIEBEL Joke (icon: PES PES)
Committee Opinion ECON LULLING Astrid (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Committee Opinion JURI NIEBLER Angelika (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Committee Opinion ITRE BERENGUER FUSTER Luis (icon: PES PES)
Committee Opinion EMPL ATTWOOLL Elspeth (icon: ELDR ELDR)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
EC Treaty (after Amsterdam) EC 013-p1, RoP 57

Events

2015/05/05
   EC - Follow-up document
Details

The Commission presents a report on the application of Council Directive 2004/113/EC implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services.

Background: the Directive extends the protection against sex discrimination beyond the traditional realm of the labour market to the areas of access to and supply of goods and services. This implements the obligation to apply the principle of equal treatment in most economic day-to-day transactions affecting the lives of citizens in the EU.

In its first report, the Commission aims to provide information on the state of play of implementation on the ground.

Test-Achats ruling : the Court of Justice of the European Union annulled Article 5(2) of the Directive in its 2011 Test Achats ruling. The provision had permitted the use of sex-based actuarial factors in insurance contracts. The ruling obliged Member States to make unisex premiums and benefits mandatory by 21 December 2012. The Commission adopted guidelines concerning the consequences of the ruling in 2011. This report covers the implementation of the ruling in Member States . It is, however, not limited to the area of financial services but comprehensively reviews the implementation of the Directive as a whole.

Transposition of the directive in Member States and infringements : Directive 2004/113/EC has been transposed into national law in all 28 Member States.

The Commission has checked the conformity of the national implementing laws with the Directive. The review of the national legislation and experiences with its application on the ground shows that there are still challenges relating to the implementation of the Directive concerning, in particular, the derogation provided in Article 4(5) which permits the provision of goods and services exclusively or primarily to members of one sex under certain conditions.

As a result of these assessments, questions were raised with 17 Member States. The information provided revealed that the transposition was sufficiently clear and compliant or was amended in compliance with the Directive in 11 of those Member States. With 6 Member States, the intensive dialogue on sufficient implementation of the Directive continues.

The main concerns regard the restricted scope of application of the national legislation , for example, through an overly restrictive understanding of the notion of goods and services that are available to the public and offered outside the area of private and family life or through protection covering only consumers as recipients of services. Another recurrent issue is an overly broad scope of the possibility to justify unequal treatment on the basis of Article 4(5) of the Directive, which may lead to unjustified unequal treatment in the pricing of the same service (e.g. entry fees to discotheques or sports events or car rental fees). Some questions are related to insufficient protection on grounds of maternity and pregnancy in the provision of services or an insufficient scope of the right to compensation, for example due to the lack of an entitlement to compensation for immaterial damages.

The Commission has received a number of complaints from citizens , the majority of which concern individual cases of alleged discriminations in transactions between private parties without any involvement of Member States. These cases are not about incorrect transposition or application of the Directive by a Member State. In such cases, remedies are only available under national law and through national courts in those situations. There are no infringement proceedings pending following a complaint revealing incorrect transposition or implementation of the Directive by Member States.

Main conclusions of the report :

In the specific area of financial services, the implementation of the Test-Achats ruling in the insurance sector has been the most important challenge . All Member States have implemented the ruling or are implementing it. Some Member States have chosen to go beyond the ruling by applying the unisex rule to all types of insurance and pension , including occupational social security funds, which fall within the scope of Directive 2006/54/EC. In September 2014, the CJEU further held that differentiated benefits on the basis of gender-specific actuarial data are inadmissible in statutory social security pensions under Directive 79/7/EEC5. In the light of these developments, the Commission will assess the application of gender-differentiated conditions to occupational pensions under Directive 2006/54/EC and whether action should be taken to ensure the comprehensive application of the unisex rule in all pillars of the pension system, whether voluntary, occupational or statutory.

As regards impacts of the Test-Achats judgment on price levels of insurances, it seems too early to come to final conclusions. However, evaluated on the basis of the little evidence available, the impact seems very limited.

Concerning implementation of the Directive, all Member States have taken measures to transpose the Directive into their domestic legal orders and to set up the procedures and bodies for its implementation. The Commission does not consider it necessary to propose amendments to the Directive at this stage but will prioritise addressing the remaining transposition issues with the Member States concerned, mainly in relation to the scope of the exception provided for in Article 4(5) of the Directive.

Further enforcement work as well as case law at national and EU level should lead to clarifications on some of the questions raised in the report. Thereafter, the main challenge will be for Member States to ensure that their administrative and judicial authorities and their equality bodies systematically provide full protection to victims on the ground . The Commission will continue its monitoring activities and support Member States in order to realise the full potential of the Directive.

2011/12/22
   EC - Follow-up document
Documents
2004/12/21
   Final act published in Official Journal
Details

LEGISLATIVE ACT: Council Directive 2004/113/EC.

CONTENT: The Directive prohibits both direct and indirect discrimination based on sex in the access to and supply of goods and services. The main points to note are as follows:

the prohibition of discrimination applies to access to and supply of goods and services that are available to the public. It does not apply to the content of media or advertising; the principle of equal treatment does not preclude differences which are related to goods or services for which men and women are not in a comparable situation because the goods or services are intended exclusively or primarily for the members of one sex. This applies to private membership clubs, or to skills that are practised differently for each sex; the use of actuarial factors related to sex is widespread in the provision of insurance services, even when such differences do not necessarily reflect objective differences. The Directive eliminates the use of actuarial factors related to sex. To avoid a sudden readjustment of the market, the prohibition of the use of such factors applies only to new contracts concluded after 21 December 2007. The phase-in period proposed is a long one; during the transitional period, the use of actuarial factors related to sex when calculating premiums and benefits accruing from insurance and other financial services must be transparent for the consumer. Member States have to compile actuarial data for the guidance of insurance companies; associations and organisations are empowered to engage in proceedings either on behalf or in support of any victim, without prejudice to national rules of procedure concerning representation and defence before the courts; the rules on the burden of proof are adapted when there is a prima facie case of discrimination. For the principle of equal treatment to be applied effectively, the burden of proof shifts back to the defendant when evidence of such discrimination is brought; Member States must establish a body or bodies, with competence to analyse the problems involved, to study possible solutions and to provide concrete assistance for the victims.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: 21/12/2004.

DATE OF TRANSPOSITION: 21/12/2007.

2004/12/13
   EP/CSL - Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
2004/12/13
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2004/12/13
   CSL - Council Meeting
2004/06/02
   ESC - Economic and Social Committee: opinion, report
2004/06/01
   CSL - Debate in Council
Documents
2004/06/01
   CSL - Council Meeting
2004/04/21
   CofR - Committee of the Regions: opinion
2004/03/30
   EP - Text adopted by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
2004/03/30
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Documents
2004/03/29
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2004/03/16
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
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2004/03/16
   EP - Vote in committee
2004/03/16
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Documents
2004/03/15
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2004/03/08
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2004/03/05
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
2004/02/25
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2004/02/19
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2004/02/11
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2004/01/21
   EP - BERENGUER FUSTER Luis (PES) appointed as rapporteur in ITRE
2004/01/14
   EP - ATTWOOLL Elspeth (ELDR) appointed as rapporteur in EMPL
2004/01/12
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
2003/12/02
   EP - LULLING Astrid (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in ECON
2003/12/01
   EP - NIEBLER Angelika (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in JURI
2003/11/25
   EP - SWIEBEL Joke (PES) appointed as rapporteur in LIBE
2003/11/05
   EC - Document attached to the procedure
2003/11/05
   EC - Legislative proposal published
2003/09/10
   EP - PRETS Christa (PES) appointed as rapporteur in FEMM

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  • CONTENT: The Directive prohibits both direct and indirect discrimination based on sex in the access to and supply of goods and services. The main points to note are as follows:
  • the prohibition of discrimination applies to access to and supply of goods and services that are available to the public. It does not apply to the content of media or advertising; the principle of equal treatment does not preclude differences which are related to goods or services for which men and women are not in a comparable situation because the goods or services are intended exclusively or primarily for the members of one sex. This applies to private membership clubs, or to skills that are practised differently for each sex; the use of actuarial factors related to sex is widespread in the provision of insurance services, even when such differences do not necessarily reflect objective differences. The Directive eliminates the use of actuarial factors related to sex. To avoid a sudden readjustment of the market, the prohibition of the use of such factors applies only to new contracts concluded after 21 December 2007. The phase-in period proposed is a long one; during the transitional period, the use of actuarial factors related to sex when calculating premiums and benefits accruing from insurance and other financial services must be transparent for the consumer. Member States have to compile actuarial data for the guidance of insurance companies; associations and organisations are empowered to engage in proceedings either on behalf or in support of any victim, without prejudice to national rules of procedure concerning representation and defence before the courts; the rules on the burden of proof are adapted when there is a prima facie case of discrimination. For the principle of equal treatment to be applied effectively, the burden of proof shifts back to the defendant when evidence of such discrimination is brought; Member States must establish a body or bodies, with competence to analyse the problems involved, to study possible solutions and to provide concrete assistance for the victims.
  • ENTRY INTO FORCE: 21/12/2004.
  • DATE OF TRANSPOSITION: 21/12/2007.
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  • date: 2003-11-05T00:00:00 docs: url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=SECfinal&an_doc=2003&nu_doc=1213 title: EUR-Lex title: SEC(2003)1213 type: Document attached to the procedure body: EC
  • date: 2004-02-11T00:00:00 docs: title: PE337.825 type: Committee draft report body: EP
  • date: 2004-02-19T00:00:00 docs: title: PE339.599/DEF committee: LIBE type: Committee opinion body: EP
  • date: 2004-02-25T00:00:00 docs: title: PE324.311/DEF committee: EMPL type: Committee opinion body: EP
  • date: 2004-03-05T00:00:00 docs: title: PE337.825/AM type: Amendments tabled in committee body: EP
  • date: 2004-03-08T00:00:00 docs: title: PE338.493/DEF committee: JURI type: Committee opinion body: EP
  • date: 2004-03-15T00:00:00 docs: title: PE340.337/DEF committee: ITRE type: Committee opinion body: EP
  • date: 2004-03-16T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A5-2004-155&language=EN title: A5-0155/2004 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2004-03-30T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P5-TA-2004-221 title: T5-0221/2004 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:C:2004:103E:SOM:EN:HTML title: OJ C 103 29.04.2004, p. 0036-0221 E summary: type: Text adopted by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2004-04-21T00:00:00 docs: url: https://dm.cor.europa.eu/CORDocumentSearch/Pages/redresults.aspx?k=(documenttype:AC)(documentnumber:0016)(documentyear:2003)(documentlanguage:EN) title: CDR0016/2003 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:C:2004:121:SOM:EN:HTML title: OJ C 121 30.04.2004, p. 0025-0027 type: Committee of the Regions: opinion body: CofR
  • date: 2004-06-02T00:00:00 docs: url: https://dm.eesc.europa.eu/EESCDocumentSearch/Pages/redresults.aspx?k=(documenttype:AC)(documentnumber:0853)(documentyear:2004)(documentlanguage:EN) title: CES0853/2004 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:C:2004:241:SOM:EN:HTML title: OJ C 241 28.09.2004, p. 0041-0044 type: Economic and Social Committee: opinion, report body: ESC
  • date: 2011-12-22T00:00:00 docs: title: C(2011)9497 type: Follow-up document body: EC
  • date: 2015-05-05T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/docs_autres_institutions/commission_europeenne/com/2015/0190/COM_COM(2015)0190_EN.pdf title: COM(2015)0190 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=2015&nu_doc=0190 title: EUR-Lex summary: The Commission presents a report on the application of Council Directive 2004/113/EC implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in the access to and supply of goods and services. Background: the Directive extends the protection against sex discrimination beyond the traditional realm of the labour market to the areas of access to and supply of goods and services. This implements the obligation to apply the principle of equal treatment in most economic day-to-day transactions affecting the lives of citizens in the EU. In its first report, the Commission aims to provide information on the state of play of implementation on the ground. Test-Achats ruling : the Court of Justice of the European Union annulled Article 5(2) of the Directive in its 2011 Test Achats ruling. The provision had permitted the use of sex-based actuarial factors in insurance contracts. The ruling obliged Member States to make unisex premiums and benefits mandatory by 21 December 2012. The Commission adopted guidelines concerning the consequences of the ruling in 2011. This report covers the implementation of the ruling in Member States . It is, however, not limited to the area of financial services but comprehensively reviews the implementation of the Directive as a whole. Transposition of the directive in Member States and infringements : Directive 2004/113/EC has been transposed into national law in all 28 Member States. The Commission has checked the conformity of the national implementing laws with the Directive. The review of the national legislation and experiences with its application on the ground shows that there are still challenges relating to the implementation of the Directive concerning, in particular, the derogation provided in Article 4(5) which permits the provision of goods and services exclusively or primarily to members of one sex under certain conditions. As a result of these assessments, questions were raised with 17 Member States. The information provided revealed that the transposition was sufficiently clear and compliant or was amended in compliance with the Directive in 11 of those Member States. With 6 Member States, the intensive dialogue on sufficient implementation of the Directive continues. The main concerns regard the restricted scope of application of the national legislation , for example, through an overly restrictive understanding of the notion of goods and services that are available to the public and offered outside the area of private and family life or through protection covering only consumers as recipients of services. Another recurrent issue is an overly broad scope of the possibility to justify unequal treatment on the basis of Article 4(5) of the Directive, which may lead to unjustified unequal treatment in the pricing of the same service (e.g. entry fees to discotheques or sports events or car rental fees). Some questions are related to insufficient protection on grounds of maternity and pregnancy in the provision of services or an insufficient scope of the right to compensation, for example due to the lack of an entitlement to compensation for immaterial damages. The Commission has received a number of complaints from citizens , the majority of which concern individual cases of alleged discriminations in transactions between private parties without any involvement of Member States. These cases are not about incorrect transposition or application of the Directive by a Member State. In such cases, remedies are only available under national law and through national courts in those situations. There are no infringement proceedings pending following a complaint revealing incorrect transposition or implementation of the Directive by Member States. Main conclusions of the report : In the specific area of financial services, the implementation of the Test-Achats ruling in the insurance sector has been the most important challenge . All Member States have implemented the ruling or are implementing it. Some Member States have chosen to go beyond the ruling by applying the unisex rule to all types of insurance and pension , including occupational social security funds, which fall within the scope of Directive 2006/54/EC. In September 2014, the CJEU further held that differentiated benefits on the basis of gender-specific actuarial data are inadmissible in statutory social security pensions under Directive 79/7/EEC5. In the light of these developments, the Commission will assess the application of gender-differentiated conditions to occupational pensions under Directive 2006/54/EC and whether action should be taken to ensure the comprehensive application of the unisex rule in all pillars of the pension system, whether voluntary, occupational or statutory. As regards impacts of the Test-Achats judgment on price levels of insurances, it seems too early to come to final conclusions. However, evaluated on the basis of the little evidence available, the impact seems very limited. Concerning implementation of the Directive, all Member States have taken measures to transpose the Directive into their domestic legal orders and to set up the procedures and bodies for its implementation. The Commission does not consider it necessary to propose amendments to the Directive at this stage but will prioritise addressing the remaining transposition issues with the Member States concerned, mainly in relation to the scope of the exception provided for in Article 4(5) of the Directive. Further enforcement work as well as case law at national and EU level should lead to clarifications on some of the questions raised in the report. Thereafter, the main challenge will be for Member States to ensure that their administrative and judicial authorities and their equality bodies systematically provide full protection to victims on the ground . The Commission will continue its monitoring activities and support Member States in order to realise the full potential of the Directive. type: Non-legislative basic document body: EC
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  • body: EP responsible: False committee: LIBE date: 2003-11-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: SWIEBEL Joke
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