Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 309 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Peter Gibson, Arden LJJ and Cresswell J

Representation Catrin Lewis (instructed by the North Lambeth Law Centre) for the employee.
  John Cavanagh QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 22 July 2002


Employment tribunal - Procedure - Hearing - Employee certified as unfit for work - Employee applying for adjournment - Employment tribunal of opinion medical evidence in support of application inadequate - Tribunal allowing short adjournment for specified information to be provided - Employee providing some further information - Tribunal refusing application for adjournment - Whether decision perverse - Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 1993, reg 9(3).

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