Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 111 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Pugsley, Mrs R Chapman and Mr P Jacques

Judgment Dates: 18 January 2002


Employment tribunal - Contempt of court - Contempt in face of court - Applicant failing to explain origin of unauthorised transcript of proceedings ||Tribunal ruling contempt of court constituting scandalous conduct - Tribunal striking out case - Whether tribunal erring - s 9 - Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2001, r 15(2)(d).

The Case

Where there had been an unreasonable refusal to explain the origin of an unauthorised transcript by a party, breaching s9 of the the employment tribunal were within its discretion to have the case struck out under r15(2)(d) of the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2001.

Practice Areas

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