*Excluding the Employment Equality Act, the Unfair Dismissals Act, the Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act and the Protected Disclosures Act
The main body of the written submission should be no more than 4 to 5 pages with relevant supporting documentation included as appendices. If a party wishes to draw the Court’s attention to legal precedents, then a copy of these should be included with the submission.
All pages of the submission, the appendices and any other submitted documentation should be numbered for ease of referral at the hearing.
In respect of an employment rights case, the parties to an appeal must provide the Labour Court with four copies of their written submissions not later than 10 working days in advance of a hearing. A further copy must be exchanged with the other side. Confirmation that the submissions have been exchanged between the parties must be given to the Court.
In respect of an industrial relations case, the parties to an appeal must provide the Labour Court with six copies of their respective written submissions not later than 7 working days in advance of the date set for the hearing.