Shamoon v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary [2001] IRLR 520 NICA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Courts of Appeal conflict over definition of detriment

    Date:
    1 October 2001

    Two apparently contradictory judgements address whether treatment must have any material consequences to constitute a detriment under discrimination law. Plus, cases on Tupe, termination payments and unfair dismissal for misconduct unrelated to employment

  • Case roundup: Pre-transfer of undertakings dismissal and sex discrimination

    Date:
    18 September 2001

    This week's case roundup, covering a pre-transfer of undertakings dismissal and sex discrimination.

  • Relevant circumstances narrowly defined

    Date:
    1 September 2001

    In Shamoon v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (3 May 2001), the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland allows an appeal against a finding that a female chief inspector was discriminated against on grounds of sex when it was decided that she would no longer do performance appraisals after a complaint was made about her.

  • Sex discrimination: Detriment must have a physical or economic consequence

    Date:
    15 August 2001

    A female chief inspector failed in her sex discrimination complaint as she could not show that she had suffered a detriment, holds the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal in Shamoon v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.