INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COURT OF MALAWI
NO. IRC 05 OF 2004
ILLOVO SUGAR COMPANY
Zibelu Banda (Ms) Chairperson
Nkuna of Counsel
for the Respondent
to be heard-Substantive and procedural justice complied with.
hearing both parties to this case and upon going through the court
record, the court finds that the applicant overloaded a
eight bales of sugar without authority. The applicant was asked to
explain the overload, his explanation was unsatisfactory.
applicant had been warned before on several occasions for similar
acts of misconduct.
respondent had a valid reason for termination. The applicant was
given an opportunity to explain his side and defend himself.
respondent complied with both substantive and procedural justice in
treating the applicant. This action is therefore dismissed
aggrieved by this decision is at liberty to appeal to the High Court
within 30 days from the date of this ruling. Appeal
lies on matters
of law and jurisdiction only, see section 65 (2) Labour Relations Act
in Open Court this 30th day of May 2006 at