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Judgment No. 337

Decision

THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED.

Considerations

Extract:

"The extension of fixed-term appointments is a matter which falls within the Director-General's discretionary authority and the Tribunal may interfere with his decision only in specific and limited circumstances."

Keywords

contract; fixed-term; non-renewal of contract; judicial review; discretion

Considerations

Extract:

"In his pleas the complainant merely contests the judgments of fact made by the Director-General, and so the Tribunal may not interfere."

Keywords

contract; fixed-term; non-renewal of contract; judicial review; executive head

Considerations

Extract:

By the extension of his contract, "the complainant was actually given five months' notice and there is nothing in [the Regulations] which required the administration to tell him the reasons for not renewing his appointment, provided the reasons were not tainted with any of the flaws which enable the Tribunal to interfere".

Keywords

duty to substantiate decision; contract; extension of contract; fixed-term; non-renewal of contract; notice; discretion



 
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