British Coal Corporation v Keeble and others  IRLR 336 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 September 1997
In British Coal Corporation v Keeble and others the EAT holds that, when considering whether to exercise its discretion to extend the time limit for lodging a complaint under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, the industrial tribunal was entitled to take into account the applicant's understandable misunderstanding of European Community sex discrimination law.
- 1 June 1997
A mistake of law can be "just and equitable" grounds for allowing a claim under the Sex Discrimination Act, the EAT has held in British Coal Corporation v Keeble and others.