§ 20 AGG

According to § 20 AGG, a difference in treatment on grounds of religion is lawful, if there is an objective reason for the unequal treatment.

The legal basis for such a difference in treatment on religious grounds as outlined by § 20 para. 1 sent. 1 (4) AGG is justified through the exercise of the right to religious freedom or self-determination of the churches.

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