Colour vision requirement discriminated against men
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Webster v The Chief Constable of the Hertfordshire Constabulary  ET/200687/99 (0 other reports)
A London North employment tribunal (Chair: A M Lewzey) in Webster v The Chief Constable of the Hertfordshire Constabulary rules that a male police officer who was removed from operational duties because his colour vision did not meet the required standards, was indirectly discriminated against on grounds of sex.
Mr Webster, a police officer with the Hertfordshire Constabulary since 1989, has a colour vision deficiency. Hertfordshire Constabulary was fully aware of this when he was accepted into the force.