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Breach of contract: Breach of trust and confidence did not entitle employee to withhold performance

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    Macari v Celtic Football and Athletic Co Ltd [1999] IRLR 787 CS (0 other reports)

An employee who failed to obey a residence clause in his contract of employment and comply with his employer's lawful and legitimate instructions was in material breach of his contract, irrespective of the employer's motives in giving those instructions, holds the Inner House of the Court of Session in Macari v Celtic Football and Athletic Co Ltd [1999] IRLR 787. Further, a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence by his employer did not entitle the employee to withhold performance of his contractual obligations.