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Southern Cross Healthcare Co Ltd v Perkins & Ors - CA overrules EAT: employment tribunal had no power to construe terms of contract

An employment tribunal's power under Employment Rights Act 1996 s.11 is to address an employer's failure to provide in a written statement certain terms and conditions of employment: it has no jurisdiction under that section to construe contractual terms so as to resolve conflicting interpretations. 

Editor's note:  this note focuses solely on the jurisdiction point that the Court of Appeal addressed. 

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