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Applicants for statutory office cannot bring discrimination claims in employment tribunals

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    Photis v KMC International Search and Selection, Bruce v KMC International Search and Selection, Heyes v Lord Chancellor’s Department [2001] All ER (D) 78 (Dec) EAT (0 other reports)

In Photis and Bruce v KMC Internatonal Search and Selection and the Department of Trade and Industry and Heyes v Lord Chancellor's Department 6.12.2001 EAT/732/00, 766/00 and 960/00, the EAT holds that a statutory office-holder cannot bring a claim for discrimination before an employment tribunal. The Human Rights Act did not apply to events that took place before it came into force. There was in any event no right under the European Convention on Human Rights at issue in the proceedings.