Mac Ardle McSweeney Associates v Desmond Egan Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceILCR Determination No. RPD183
Legal BodyLabour Court (LC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRedundancy and Reorganisation, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
This case involved an appeal of the Adjudication Officer's decision regarding a redundancy. The appeal was not made within the 42 day statutory period but the complainant submitted that exceptional circumstances prevented him from doing so. He claimed that the delay in submitting his appeal was caused by the Adjudication Officer's decision being sent to his solicitor's office and not directly to him. He said that the solicitor dealing with his case had left during the period that the Adjudication Officer's decision was awaited and the decision had not been passed on to him. He stated that it was only when he sought an update from the solicitors firm that he discovered it had issued 2 months
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