JA-K v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (DLA): [2017] UKUT 420 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wright on 13 October 2017.

Read the full decision in CDLA/1461/2014.

Judicial Summary

validity of regulations introducing severe visual impairment route of entitlement to hmrc not covering those aged 65 or over at date of introduction of regulations – application of section 149(1) of the Equality Act 2010 and Human Rights Act 1998 – whether section 113 of Equality Act 2010 ousts appellate jurisdiction of the Upper Tribunal to rule on Equality Act challenges - what remedies (if any) open in respect of the challenged regulations.

Published 3 November 2017