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Tribunal Fees Order held to be unlawful by Supreme Court - R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [SupCrt EW] 26.07.17 (Unreported)

Judicial review - Introduction employment tribunal fees - Challenge to lawfulness of the Courts and Tribunals Fee Remissions Order 2013 - Absence of evidence of impact of fees on individual claimants. HELD that the Fees Order is unlawful under both domestic and EU law because it has the effect of preventing access to justice.

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Access to justice trumps employment tribunal fees, Supreme Court rules (Journal Online 26.07.17)
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Supreme Court summary
Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure; England and Wales. Keyword(s): Tribunal Fees; Access to Justice. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector; Litigation.
Source: [2017] UKSC 51.

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