Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 125 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Wall J, Mrs A Gallico and Ms P Tatlow

Representation The employee appeared in person
  The respondents did not appear and were not represented.
Judgment Dates: 21 October 2002

Catchwords

Employment - Employment tribunal - Complaint - Appeal - Jurisdictional point arising on appeal not taken below.

The Case

The appeal tribunal allowed an appeal against the decision of the employment tribunal it had no jurisdiction to hear a complaint of unfair dismissal as the employee's IT1 was out of time on the basis that it was arguable that the manager who had suspended him had not had the requisite authority, despite the fact that that point had not been argued before the tribunal.

Practice Areas

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