FAIR EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL
CASE REF:† 76/14FET
CLAIMANT:††††††††††† ††††††††† Paul Maitland Hamill
RESPONDENT:††††††††††††††† Belfast City Mission
DECISION ON A PRE HEARING REVIEW
The Decision of the Tribunal is:-
(1)††††† To grant the respondent leave to amend its response in the terms set out in the documents attached to the respondentís letter, dated 11 December 2014, and to amend the response accordingly.
(2)††††† To order, by consent,
(a)††††† the claimant to be at liberty to issue any Notice for Information and/or Discovery and Inspection by 23 January 2015 arising out of the amended response; and the respondent to reply to any such Notice by 30 January 2015;
(b)††††† the claimant and any witness he wishes to call to provide a witness statement to the respondentís representative by 5.00pm on 20 February 2015;
(c)††††† the respondent and any witness it wishes to call to †provide a witness statement to the claimantís representative by 5.00pm on 20 March 2015;
(d)††††† all previous Case Management Orders set out in the record of proceedings dated 17 December 2014 to continue to apply, subject to the amendments set out above.
Constitution of Tribunal:
Employment Judge:† Employment Judge Drennan QC (sitting alone)
The claimant was represented by Mr G Grainger, Barrister-at-Law, instructed by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.
The respondent was represented by Mr M Mason of Collective Business Services.
Pursuant to Rule 26(2) of the Fair Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure, reasons were given orally at the time of issuing the decision.
Date and place of Hearing:† 15 January 2015, Belfast†††††††††††††††††
Date decision recorded in register and issued to parties: