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(1) Generally

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D.     Remedies for whistleblowing dismissal

(1)     Generally

Apart from the above special features of a whistleblowing dismissal claim, such a case will proceed on ordinary unfair dismissal principles, eg in relation to time limits and ACAS conciliation. This also applies to remedies which will follow the usual pattern of reinstatement/re-engagement, a basic award and a compensatory award (though with the significant difference of the latter not being subject to the normal monetary limits). Also, the normal rules will apply on mitigation of loss and contributory fault. With regard to the latter, after some time of uncertainty it

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