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Obtaining disclosure of Acas documentation relating to its services or officers (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) v Woods)

Obtaining disclosure of Acas documentation relating to its services or officers (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) v Woods)
Published on: 24 August 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Employment analysis: Where parties before an employment tribunal wish to obtain disclosure of Acas documentation that (a) relates to a worker, employer or trade union and (b) is held by Acas in connection with the provision of Acas’s services or its officers, it will have to take out a free-standing application to the High Court to obtain the initial Order authorising disclosure, and then come back to the employment tribunal to get a direction for the relevant disclosure actually to be made, according to the High Court. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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