Nagarajan v London Regional Transport [1999] IRLR 572 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Test for victimisation

    1 September 1999

    In Nagarajan v London Regional Transport (15 July 1999) EOR87A, the House of Lords holds that conscious motivation on the part of the discriminator is not a necessary ingredient of unlawful victimisation.

  • Race discrimination: Conscious motivation is not a prerequisite for victimisation

    15 August 1999

    It was a sufficient basis for a claim of victimisation for an unsuccessful job applicant to show that those who had interviewed him were subconsciously influenced by their knowledge of the fact that he had previously done a protected act, holds the House of Lords in Nagarajan v London Regional Transport.