Mary Sarah McGuigan v Board of Governors of Wellington College & Belfast Education & Library Board

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Pre-Hearing Review; amendment of claim

The claimant lodged a claim for, inter alia, unfair dismissal and breach of contract. Following a Case Management Discussion the tribunal directed that a Pre-Hearing Review be held to consider a number of proposed amendments to the claimant’s claim form. The proposed amendments included inclusion of a claim under the Public Interest Disclosure (NI) Order 1998, an application to include a claim that the respondents failed to follow correct statutory disciplinary and dismissal procedures and whether it would be appropriate in all the circumstances to extend time to allow the claimant to make either of the amendments sought.

The tribunal recognised its discretion to make an order giving leave

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This article is correct at 06/06/2014

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