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Prima facie case shifts evidential burden to employer

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    Dornan v Belfast City Council [1990] IRLR 179 NICA (0 other reports)

In Dornan v Belfast City Council (9 March 1990) EOR31A, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal holds that where a prima facie case of discrimination has been shown, the evidential burden shifts to the employer to disprove such discrimination by providing a clear and specific explanation to the satisfaction of the tribunal.