Regina v Civil Service Appeal Board Ex Parte Bruce: 1988

The court recognised that there could be terms of the appointment of a civil servant which could have legal effect. May LJ said: ‘I think that at the present time in at least the great majority of cases involving disputes about the dismissal of an employee by his employer, the most appropriate forum for their resolution is an industrial tribunal (now of course an employment tribunal). The Courts should not be astute to hold that any particular dispute is appropriate for consideration under the judicial review procedure.’


May LJ, Roch J


[1988] ICR 649

Cited by:

CitedBritish Telecommunications Plc v Royal Mail Group Ltd QBD 7-Jan-2010
The court considered the liability of the claimant for injury claims by former members of the Post Office at the date of the transfer.
Held: The obligations had been transferred: ‘section 10(2) of the Act, if read according to both its natural . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.

Employment, Judicial Review

Updated: 02 May 2022; Ref: scu.392701