Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 51 (Feb)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Richardson, Mr P Jacques and Mr G Worthington

Representation James Galbraith-Marten (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker) for the officer.
  Paul Rose QC (instructed by the Metropolitan Police Authority) for the commissioner.
  Ben Collins (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
Judgment Dates: 14 November 2005


Employment tribunal - Procedure - Presentation of complaint to tribunal - Complaint presented out of time - Tribunal concluding not just and equitable to consider claim out of time - Whether tribunal in error.

The Case

In concluding that it would not be just and equitable to hear the applicant's race discrimination claim out of time, the employment tribunal had reached findings which had been open to it, which were not precluded by an agreement reached at a case management conference and which were not internally inconsistent.

Practice Areas

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.