Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 242 (Oct)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Wall J, Ms B Switzer and Professor P Wickens

Representation The employee appeared in person.
  The respondents did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 8 May 2003


Human rights - Fair trial - Civil right - Employee contending lay member of employment tribunal asleep and in drunken state - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6.

The Case

The instant case was not one in which art6 of the European Convention on Human Rights had been so seriously breached so as to require a re-hearing of a complaint in which the grounds of appeal relating to the substantive decision of the employment tribunal had been dismissed at the permission stage, notwithstanding the employee's contention that a lay member of the tribunal had fallen asleep and had been in a drunken state

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