Hendricks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2003] IRLR 96 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Race and sex discrimination: Proper approach to issue of continuing acts of discrimination

    Date:
    21 March 2003

    In Hendricks v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, the Court of Appeal holds that an employment tribunal did not err in law in deciding that it had jurisdiction to hear a police officer's race and sex discrimination complaints, notwithstanding that none of the numerous alleged incidents of discriminatory treatment complained of occurred in the three-month period preceding the presentation of her originating application.

  • Test for continuing discrimination

    Date:
    1 March 2003

    In Hendricks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (27 November 2002), the Court of Appeal gives a liberal construction to the concept of a "continuing act" for time limit purposes.