Equality Act 2004

Substitution of section 22.

56.—The following section is substituted for section 22 (dismissal of claims) of the Act of 2000:

“Dismissal of claims.

22.—(1) The Director 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 Director dismisses a claim under this section, the complainant may appeal against the decision to the Circuit Court on notice to the Director 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.”.