Equal Status Act 2000

F49 [ Dismissal of claims.

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22. (1) The F50 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] may dismiss a claim at any stage if of opinion that it has been made in bad faith or is frivolous, vexatious or misconceived or relates to a trivial matter.

(2) Not later than 42 days after the F50 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] dismisses a claim under this section, the complainant may appeal against the decision to the Circuit Court on notice to the F50 [ Director of the Workplace Relations Commission ] specifying the grounds of the appeal.

(3) On appeal the Court may affirm or quash the decision.

(4) No further appeal lies, other than an appeal to the High Court on a point of law. ]

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Amendments:

F49

Substituted (18.07.2004) by Equality Act 2004 (24/2004), s. 56, commenced on enactment.

F50

Substituted (1.10.2015) by Workplace Relations Act 2015 (16/2015), s. 84(1)(b), S.I. No. 410 of 2015, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).