A party who is dissatisfied with an order made by the registrar at a case management conference (CMC) may file an appeal within 7 days after the date on which the order was made.
If you are filing the appeal, you are the appellant.
The other party is the respondent.
Refer to the following to find out how to file an appeal against an order made by a registrar.
When to file
Within 7 days after the date on which the order was made.
How to file
Through the Community Justice and Tribunals System (CJTS).
You should prepare the following (where applicable) before you file:
You will need to follow these steps to file and serve an appeal against an order made by a registrar.
|1. File your appeal |
Your appeal against an order made by a registrar is filed in CJTS.
|2. Serve documents on the respondent |
The respondent is notified of your appeal.
When: within 7 days after the date on which the order was made.
Log in to CJTS. Under the Online Applications tab, select Appeal Against Order of Registrar and follow the instructions to fill in the required information.
For detailed instructions, refer to the CJTS user guide for filing employment disputes (PDF, 4784 KB)
Serve a copy of the following documents to the respondent within 7 days of the date of filing the appeal:
When: within 7 days of the date of filing of the appeal.
You may serve the documents on the respondent through one of the following ways:
What it is
Delivering hard copies of the documents personally to the respondent.
(if to an individual) Sending hard copies of the documents to the respondent's last known residential or registered address in an envelope addressed to them.
Submitting soft copies of the documents to the claimant through CJTS.
Delivering the documents by any means (including fax or email) as directed by the Employment Claims Tribunals (ECT).
You and the respondent will have to attend court on the scheduled date and time mentioned in the Notice of Hearing. This is when a tribunal magistrate will decide whether to allow or dismiss your appeal.
If your appeal is dismissed, the order made by the registrar stands.
You must attend your appeal hearing. If you are absent, the ECT may dismiss your application.
The information here is for general guidance as the courts do not provide legal advice. If you need further help, you may want to get independent legal advice.Find out more