Ali v Office of National Statistics: CA 21 Oct 2004

The court set out the proper approach to an application for leave to amend an originating application before the Employment Tribunal.


The Honerable Mr Justice Maurice Kay Lord Justice Waller Lord Justice Chadwick


[2004] EWCA Civ 1363, [2005] IRLR 201




England and Wales


Appeal fromOffice of National Statistics v Ali EAT 18-Feb-2004
EAT Race Discrimination – Indirect. . .
See AlsoAli v Office for National Statistics EAT 21-Oct-2002
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ApprovedSelkent Bus Co Ltd v Moore EAT 2-May-1996
The claimant had been summarily dismissed. His application at first made no mention of a complaint that it had related to his trades union activities. He wrote to the secretary seeking amendment of his claim to include a claim that his dismissal was . .

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EAT Practice and Procedure – Amendment

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CitedBUPA Care Homes v Cann; Spillett v Tesco Stores EAT 31-Jan-2006
EAT Practice and Procedure – 2002 Act and Pre-Action Requirements; and Amendment
Whether section 32(4) EA 2002 – original time limit – restricts time for bringing a DDA claim to the primary 3 months period, . .
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Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.219666