Tribunal hearings

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  • Tribunal dismisses claimant's case without hearing his evidence

    Date:
    14 June 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    It is extremely rare for a tribunal not to hear both sides at a hearing, but that is what happened in this case.

  • Tribunal procedure: EAT guidance on preliminary hearings

    Date:
    15 October 1998
    Type:
    Law reports

    It was within the discretion of an employment tribunal chair, sitting alone, to determine a preliminary point as to the identity of the employer in unfair dismissal proceedings, holds the EAT in Sutcliffe and another v Big C's Marine and others.

  • Industrial tribunals: Tribunal chair may sit alone for jurisdictional issues

    Date:
    1 February 1997
    Type:
    Law reports

    An industrial tribunal chair sitting alone without lay members was entitled to hear and determine a preliminary issue as to whether the transferee of a company in liquidation could be joined as second respondent to a former employee's dismissal and discrimination proceedings, the EAT holds in Tsangacos v Amalgamated Chemicals Ltd and another.

  • Industrial tribunal: Inappropriate use of preliminary hearings

    Date:
    1 November 1996
    Type:
    Law reports

    An industrial tribunal chair sitting alone had no power to conduct a preliminary hearing to determine whether an applicant was an employee for the purposes of pursuing an unfair dismissal complaint, holds the EAT in Mobbs v Nuclear Electric plc.

  • Industrial tribunals: Tribunal had no power to exclude press and public

    Date:
    1 April 1995
    Type:
    Law reports

    In R v Southampton Industrial Tribunal ex parte INS News Group Ltd and another, the High Court holds that an industrial tribunal did not have the power to order that it should sit in private to hear evidence of a sensitive or salacious nature in a case involving allegations of indecent assault.

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