Review of Recent NI Decisions

Posted in : Supplementary Case Law NI on 30 March 2010 Issues covered:

Brian Tierney v Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School Case Ref 88/09IT

This case serves as a further illustration of the Tribunal’s application of the guidance given in the 1978 case of British Homes Stores -v- Burchell as set out more recently by the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal in Rogan v South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust [2009] NICA 47.

The Claimant was employed as a Bursar from 1st August 1996 until 18th September 2008 when he was summarily dismissed from his employment having been found guilty of financial irregularity amounting to gross misconduct relating to an overpayment to him of pension supplements in the sum of £1,266.04. The disciplinary panel concluded that the

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