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A father has to prove that he interrupted his career to bring up his children for the same length of time as a mother to be eligible for the same advantages with respect to his pension. In an opinion issued on 27 February, Advocate-General for the EU Court of Justice, Niilo Jaaskinen, points out that, under French law, individuals who have brought up at least three children are eligible to receive their pension prior to statutory retirement age, provided, among other things, they interrupted their professional activity for a continuous period of at least two months for each child. The advocate-general...

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