ET rules (rules applying from Monday 29 July 2013, as amended)
ET rules (rules applying from Monday 29 July 2013, as amended)

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • ET rules (rules applying from Monday 29 July 2013, as amended)
  • 1 Interpretation
  • 2 Overriding objective
  • 3 Alternative dispute resolution
  • 4 Time
  • 5 Extending or shortening time
  • 6 Irregularities and non-compliance
  • 7 Presidential Guidance
  • 8 Presenting the claim
  • 9 Multiple claimants
  • More...

Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013

SI 2013/1237

SCHEDULE 1

THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNALS RULES OF PROCEDURE

INTRODUCTORY AND GENERAL

1 Interpretation

"ACAS" means the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service referred to in section 247 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992;

"claim" means any proceedings before an Employment Tribunal making a complaint;

"claimant" means the person bringing the claim;

"Commission for Equality and Human Rights" means the body established under section 1 of the Equality Act 2006;

"complaint" means anything that is referred to as a claim, complaint, reference, application or appeal in any enactment which confers jurisdiction on the Tribunal;

"early conciliation certificate" means a certificate issued by ACAS in accordance with the Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013;

"early conciliation exemption" means an exemption contained in regulation 3(1) of the Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014;

"early conciliation number" means the unique reference number which appears on an early conciliation certificate;

Employment Appeal Tribunal” means the Employment Appeal Tribunal established under section 87 of the Employment Protection Act 1975 and continued in existence under section 135 of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 and section 20(1) of the Employment Tribunals Act;

"electronic communication" has the meaning given to it by section 15(1) of the Electronic Communications Act 2000 (2);

"employee’s contract claim" means a claim brought by an employee in accordance with

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