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  • Date:
    10 January 2008
    Type:
    Law reports

    Chief Constable of West Midlands Police v Blackburn and another

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employment tribunal erred in its approach to justification in an equal pay claim.

  • Date:
    27 July 2007
    Type:
    Law reports

    Paterson v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

    In Paterson v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis EAT/0635/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a police officer who suffered from mild dyslexia and therefore needed extra time to complete promotion examinations was disabled.

  • Date:
    14 November 2006
    Type:
    Law reports

    Case round-up: Definition of disability

    This week's case round-up from Eversheds, covering the definition of disability.

  • Date:
    24 June 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employer's liability: Privy Council holds Jamaica liable for off-duty policeman shooting

    In Bernard v Attorney-General of Jamaica, the Privy Council holds that the Attorney-General of Jamaica was vicariously liable for the unlawful shooting of a member of the public by a police constable who was attempting to jump the queue for a public telephone.

  • Date:
    12 June 2005
    Type:
    Law reports

    Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police v Lavery

    In Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police v Lavery EAT/0098/04, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee on long-term sick leave who had been on half pay in the 12-week period before taking a period of holiday was entitled to full pay and not half pay for a week's holiday.

  • Date:
    31 December 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Shoebridge v Metropolitan Police Services

    In Shoebridge v Metropolitan Police Services [2004] All ER (D) 87 (Jul) EAT, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld an employment tribunal finding that it had jurisdiction to hear a complaint of victimisation relating to events 14 months after employment had ended.

  • Date:
    22 October 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employment tribunal jurisdiction: Judicial immunity for Police Disciplinary Board proceedings

    In Heath v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, the Court of Appeal holds that proceedings before a Police Disciplinary Board are judicial or quasi-judicial proceedings to which the rule of immunity from suit attaches.

  • Date:
    1 May 2004
    Type:
    Law reports

    Lennon v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

    In Lennon v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2004] IRLR 385 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a police commissioner, having assumed responsibility for advising police officers, owed a duty of care to the claimant and thus was liable for the economic loss resulting from advice negligently given on which the claimant had relied.

  • Date:
    1 May 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Guidance on proving discrimination

    In Shamoon v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (27 February 2003), the House of Lords holds that an employee is subjected to a "detriment" for the purposes of discrimination law if a reasonable employee might feel they have been placed at a disadvantage with regard to the circumstances in which they work.

  • Date:
    1 March 2003
    Type:
    Law reports

    Test for continuing discrimination

    In Hendricks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (27 November 2002), the Court of Appeal gives a liberal construction to the concept of a "continuing act" for time limit purposes.

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Police regulations

See Legislation for the up-to-date version of the police regulations including the:

  • Police Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/527)
  • Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012 (2012/2632)
  • Police (Performance) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/2631)