NATIONAL INVESTIGATION COMPANY LIMITED AND NATIONAL UNION OF HOTELS AND PERSONAL SERVICES WORKERS (NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT) HON. JUSTICE (CHIEF) P.A. ATILADE - PRESIDENT M.A. BORISADE, ESQ. - MEMBER B.N. OBUA, ESQ. - MEMBER SUIT NO: - NIC/5/78 DATE OF JUDGMENT - 1STJUNE, 1990 LABOUR LAW - National Industrial Court - Dispute referred to it - Where discontinued by Appellant - Effect -the court will make. ISSUE: What is the effect of the Notice of Discontinuance filed by the Appellant and which will the court make in the circumstance. FACTS: The Appellant objected to the award of the Industrial Arbitration Panel (IAP) in the trade dispute with the Respondent. Consequently, the matter was referred to the National Industrial Court. Subsequently, however, the Appellant filed a Notice of Discontinuance of the appeal HELD: (Striking out the appeal): On Effect of Notice of Discontinuance to appeal before the National Industrial Court and the order it will make - Where an Appellant files a Notice of Discontinuance to appeal before the National Industrial Court, the court will confirm same, order that the appeal be struck confirm the Award of the Industrial Arbitration Panel (IAP).