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relating to the case: Abadeh v British Telecommunications plc  IRLR 23 EAT.
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Medical treatment and the definition of disability
Source: Equal Opportunities Review Date:
In Abadeh v British Telecommunications plc (19 October 2000) EOR96D, the EAT holds that the effects of medical treatment which has resulted in a permanent improvement should be taken into account in determining whether an applicant falls within the definition of disability in the Disability Discrimination Act.
Effect of successful medical treatment
Source: Discrimination Case Law Digest Date:
The EAT has ruled in Abadeh v British Telecommunications plc that the deduced effects provisions of the definition of disability, requiring the effects of medical treatment to be disregarded in determining whether an applicant is disabled, apply only where the treatment is continuing and do not apply where it has been successful.