Ministry of Defence v Meredith [1995] IRLR 539 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Sex discrimination: No exemplary damages for breach of Directive

    Date:
    1 September 1995

    In Ministry of Defence v Meredith, the EAT holds that exemplary damages are not available to an ex-servicewoman who was dismissed contrary to the Equal Treatment Directive because she was pregnant.

  • No exemplary damages under EC law

    Date:
    1 July 1995

    In Ministry of Defence v Meredith (5 May 1995) EOR62C, the EAT rules that there is no right to exemplary damages for sex discrimination in a claim based on Community law.