(1) An employee who is dismissed shall be regarded for the purposes of this Part as unfairly dismissed if the reason (or, if more than one, the principal reason) for the dismissal is that the employee—
(a) brought proceedings against the employer to enforce a right of his which is a relevant statutory right, or
(b) alleged that the employer had infringed a right of his which is a relevant statutory right.
(2) It is immaterial for the purposes of subsection (1)—
(a) whether or not the employee has the right, or
(b) whether or not the right has been infringed;
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