Damages For Breach Of Settlement Agreement

 16 September 2021      

The Court also found that the defendant`s late payment constituted a breach of the time limit for payment of settlement compensation as soon as possible. Accordingly, as part of the design process, labour practitioners should consider including a specific language in the conciliation agreement and/or dismissal order, which clarifies the jurisdiction of the Tribunal for alleged breaches of the terms of the settlement agreement, taking into account the scope and duration of that power. If properly applied, the parties can avoid the costs, time and resources of adopting a new measure to enforce the terms of the settlement agreement. The explanatory memorandum to the Malik case was subsequently applied in the context of a loss of reputation due to the infringement. .