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McDougall v Richmond Adult Community College - Mental illness and the meaning of disability [2007] EAT

Mrs McDougall was refused a job due to her sick record and mental illness. She had been compulsorily admitted to hospital under the Mental Health Act 1983 both before and after the time of the job application. She complained of disability discrimination. Her claim was dismissed by the London South employment tribunal on the basis that she did not suffer from a disability within the meaning of DDA 1995 s.1

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