Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 127 (May)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Rimer J, Mr C Edwards and Miss C Holroyd

Representation Mohinderpal Sethi (instructed by Underwoods, Hemel Hempstead) for the employee.
  Oliver Segal (instructed by the Solicitor for the Metropolitan Police) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 12 May 2003

Catchwords

Police - Police officer - Disciplinary proceedings - Nature of proceedings - Entitlement of disciplinary board to immunity from liability - Police (Discipline) Regulations 1985.

The Case

A hearing conducted by a disciplinary board under the Police (Discipline) Regulations 1985 was, having regard to the procedure set out those Regulations, a quasi-judicial proceeding such as to entitle the board conducting it to absolute immunity from liability to all forms of action sought to be derived from what was said or done in the course of that hearing.

Practice Areas

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