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Procedure: Appointment of tribunal lay members now complies with human rights law

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    Scanfuture UK Ltd v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and others [2001] IRLR 416 EAT (0 other reports)

In Scanfuture UK Ltd v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry [2001] IRLR 416, the EAT holds that, prior to changes made in 1999, an employment tribunal was not "independent and impartial" within the meaning of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights when hearing a complaint to which the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry was a party, in this case a claim for an insolvency payment.