Harvey v Institute of the Motor Industry (No.2) [1995] IRLR 416 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: Abolition of compensation limit was retrospective

    Date:
    1 July 1995

    In Harvey v Institute of the Motor Industry (No.2), the EAT holds that an industrial tribunal was wrong to apply to an award of compensation under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 the limit which applied to such awards when the complainant was dismissed contrary to that Act.

  • Limit did not apply once cap removed

    Date:
    1 July 1995

    In Harvey v The Institute of the Motor Industry (No.2) (24 May 1995) EOR62D, the EAT rules that the removal of the upper limit on compensation for sex discrimination applies to all awards made after the date of the commencement of the Regulations, 22 November 1993, even where the unlawful act of discrimination was before that date.