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O' Cathail v Transport For London - ill-health, medical evidence, adjournments and fair trials

Where an adjournment is sought on medical grounds which are supported by unchallenged medical evidence, then a tribunal should normally allow the adjournment. Although this may cause inconvenience and expense, the primary consideration must always be the party's entitlement to a fair trial - which would be denied by a refusal to adjourn in such circumstances. 

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