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Amendment No. 34 | Doc. 13223 | 26 June 2013

Tackling discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

Signatories: Mr Luca VOLONTÈ, Italy, EPP/CD ; Mr Pedro AGRAMUNT, Spain, EPP/CD ; Mr Viorel Riceard BADEA, Romania, EPP/CD ; Mr Valeriu GHILETCHI, Republic of Moldova, EPP/CD ; Mr Pasquale NESSA, Italy, EPP/CD

Origin - 2013 - Third part-session

In the draft recommendation, after paragraph 5.2, insert the following paragraph:

"recognise that member states may grant exemptions to religious institutions and organisations when such institutions and organisations are either engaging in religious activities or when legal requirements conflict with tenets of religious belief and doctrine, or would require such institutions and organisations to forfeit any portion of their religious autonomy, such exemptions being compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights, as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights;"