Application—extension of time for presenting response (after time limit has expired)
Application—extension of time for presenting response (after time limit has expired)

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

  • Application—extension of time for presenting response (after time limit has expired)

[Insert date]

[Insert] Employment Tribunal

[Insert address]

To the [insert] Employment Tribunal

[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]

Claim Number: [insert claim number]

Rule 20(1) Application for an extension of time for presenting the response after the time limit has expired

We apply on behalf of the Respondent, under rules 5 and 20(1) of the Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure 2013, for an extension of time for presenting the response. [The Respondent’s draft response accompanies this application. OR The Respondent has not been able to attach its draft response because [insert reasons].]

In addition to an extension of time, the Respondent requests that the Tribunal accepts the response and sets aside any judgment issued under rule 21.

The Respondent requests the extension of time for the following reasons:[ insert reasons, eg:]

[[Example 1: ]Despite the claim form being sent by the Tribunal on [insert date] it was only received by the Respondent on [insert date]. The Respondent acted promptly as soon as it became aware of the claim.]

[[Example 2: ]There was a delay in the claim from being transferred internally from the delivery address to [

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