Kamila Vagajova v Thornyhill Restaurant Two Ltd & Happy Angels Limited Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyNorthern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscrimination and Equality
The issue before the tribunal was whether the claimant should be granted leave to amend her claim so as to include a racial discrimination claim. The original claim contained a number of individual claims but did not contain any reference to discrimination on racial grounds. The respondent objected to the amendment by contesting that the claimant was attempting to bring a new claim that was not connected to the facts as pleaded. They further argued that the amendment ought to be subject to scrutiny in relation to time limits. The time limit for bringing a claim for race discrimination had expired by the time of the claimant’s application to amend the ET1 and it was argued that such a new
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