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Judgment No. 1700

Decision

The complaint is dismissed.

Consideration 27

Extract:

Discretion to determine whether there are exceptional circumstances to warrant waver of the time limits for internal appeal is vested in the Joint Appeals Board. "It is the Board's decision which is relevant, and the question does not arise of substituting the Tribunal's opinion for the Board's. Only if there is some fatal flaw in the Board's decision may the Tribunal intervene."

Keywords

decision; internal appeals body; internal appeal; report; time limit; exception; judicial review; limits; flaw

Consideration 28

Extract:

"Staff members are expected to know their rights: ignorance of the law is no excuse." For failure to lodge a timely appeal.

Keywords

internal appeal; time limit; exception; time bar; staff regulations and rules; right; duty to be informed



 
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