Hampson v Department of Education and Science  IRLR 69 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 7 March 1989
In Hampson v Department of Education and Science, the Court of Appeal rules that the exemption in s.41 of the Race Relations Act 1976 for acts done in pursuance of statutory authority does not extend to all acts done under a statute or statutory instrument.
- 1 March 1989
In Hampson v Department of Education and Science (2.12.88) EOR24A, the Court of Appeal says that the test for whether an indirectly discriminatory requirement or condition is "justifiable" requires an objective balance between the discriminatory effect of the condition and the reasonable needs of the party who applies the condition.