Meer v London Borough of Tower Hamlets [1988] IRLR 399 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • "Requirement" must be absolute bar to be indirectly discriminatory

    Date:
    1 September 1988

    In Meer v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (26.5.88) EOR21G, the Court of Appeal rules that it is bound by its previous decision in Perera v Civil Service Commission to hold that a selection criterion can only be a "requirement or condition" within the meaning of s.1(1)(b) of the Race Relations Act 1976 (RRA) if it is a "must".