Customer or account holder: a suit for a female salutation in a form the content is too thin

the savings banks and other institutions may for the time being waive more in their forms, and forms to grammatically feminine names of Persons, such as "custo

Customer or account holder: a suit for a female salutation in a form the content is too thin

the savings banks and other institutions may for the time being waive more in their forms, and forms to grammatically feminine names of Persons, such as "customer" or "account holder". The Federal constitutional court rejected the complaint of a woman from the Saarland against the practice, due to defects in the notice. The court in Karlsruhe said on Wednesday. This was not a decision on the legal question of content. (Az. 1 BvR 1074/18)

The applicant Marlies Krämer it's a matter of principle. She has sued her Bank and was pulled in 2018 with 80 years before the Federal court of justice (BGH), because she wants to be in a form as female. So far, the lawsuit, but failed in all instances. The Supreme court ruled that the so-called generic masculine is in the use of language is common and not a low estimate to bring to people of a different gender expression. The Form will also be used in many laws and even in the basic law.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 08:21

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