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State immunity from employment claims held to infringe ECHR - Benkharbouche v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Benkharbouche v Embassy of Sudan) [SupCrt EW] 18.10.17

Employment law – State immunity preventing employment claims being brought against embassies - State Immunity Act 1978 s.16(1)(a) – Whether contravening European Convention on Human Rights. HELD that the legislation infringed art.6.

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Category: Employment » Human Rights. Keyword(s): State immunity; Fair trial; Discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: [2017] UKSC 62; Times 31.10.17.

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