Law Commission Consultation on Employment Law Hearing Structures

Closes 11 Jan 2019

Opened 26 Sep 2018

Overview

This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales.

The project addresses the problem of shared and exclusive jurisdiction in the fields of discrimination and employment law. This has generated boundary issues between the courts and the Employment Tribunal System (the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeals Tribunal). The project also analyses the outdated and in some respects arbitrary limits on the Employment Tribunal’s jurisdiction in the employment field.

For more information about this project, click here https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/project/employment-law-hearing-structures/ .

We recommend that consultees read the consultation paper before responding to the consultation. A shorter summary is also available. Both the consultation paper and summary can be found at the link above. Consultees do not need to answer all the questions if they are only interested in some aspects of the consultation.

About the Law Commission: The Law Commission is a statutory body, created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 (“the 1965 Act”) for the purpose of promoting the reform of the law. It is an advisory Non Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The Law Commission is independent of Government. For more information about the Law Commission please click here.

Responses to this consultation: We may publish or disclose information you provide us in response to this consultation, including personal information. For more information on how we consult and how we may use responses to the consultation, please see page ii of the consultation paper. For information about how we handle your personal data, please see our privacy notice.

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