Dunnes Stores v Guidera Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceExtension of Time for Appeal; Employment Equality Cases
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionTribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
This was an ex parte application for the extension of time for the appeal of an employment equality determination of the Labour Court to the High Court. The Court was responsible for determining the applicable time limit for the appeal by reference to a number of statutory provisions. The Court stated that section 90 of the Employment Equality Act 1998 set out the limitation period to appeal an employment equality case to the High Court and not section 46 of the Workplace Relations Act 2015.
The Court applied the test in Eire Continental Trading Co. Limited v Clonmel Foods Limited and found that there were a number of factors in favour of finding that the appellant's excuse for the delay in
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