An industrial tribunal has no power to award exemplary damages in a discrimination case, holds the EAT in Deane v London Borough of Ealing and another, following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Gibbons and others v South West Water Services Ltd.
In Deane v London Borough of Ealing and another (20 January 1993) EOR49D, the EAT rules that new Court of Appeal authority precludes an award of exemplary damages for unlawful discrimination.
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