Stablefield Limited v Ana Lacramioara Manciu [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    ILCR Determination No. DWT1714
  • Legal Body
    Labour Court (LC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Section 28(1) Organisation of Working Time Act 1997; Extension of Time for Appeal

This case concerned the application by the complainant for an extension of time in exceptional circumstances. The complainant had decided to appeal the decision of the Adjudication Officer but this appeal was brought 1 day outside the 42 day statutory time limit.

The complainant had sought the assistance of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) to help prepare her appeal. She completed the relevant documents for the appeal but returned them to the MRCI incomplete. Subsequently, the documents had to be returned to her for completion, and she sent a photograph of the signed document to the MRCI electronically. As a result the document was only available to the MRCI on the 42nd day. The

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This article is correct at 06/07/2017

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