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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

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123Welsh Language Tribunal Rules

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(1)The President must make rules governing the practice and procedure to be followed in the Tribunal.

(2)The rules are to be known as “Welsh Language Tribunal Rules” (but are referred to in this Measure as “Tribunal Rules”).

(3)Tribunal Rules must include the following—

(a)provision about the selection under section 121(2) of the three members of the Tribunal to deal with proceedings;

(b)provision about the selection under section 121(5) of the legal member to chair proceedings;

(c)provision about conflicts of interest that arise—

(i)in relation to the participation of members of the Tribunal in the determination of proceedings, or

(ii)in relation to the exercise of the President’s functions under section 121.

(4)Tribunal Rules may, amongst other things, include provision about the following matters—

(a)the exercise by the President, or by the member chairing any proceedings, of any functions which relate to matters that are preliminary or incidental to the proceedings;

(b)the conduct of proceedings in the absence of any member other than the member chairing them;

(c)the disclosure or inspection of documents, and such right to further particulars as might be granted by a county court;

(d)the determination of proceedings without a hearing in circumstances prescribed in Tribunal Rules;

(e)frivolous and vexatious proceedings;

(f)the award of costs (including, but not limited to, punitive costs) or expenses;

(g)assessing or otherwise settling any such costs or expenses (and, in particular, for enabling such costs to be assessed in the county court);

(h)the publication of reports of the Tribunal’s decisions;

(i)the Tribunal’s powers to review its decisions, or revoke or vary its orders, in such circumstances as may be determined in accordance with Tribunal Rules;

(j)the date upon which a notice is deemed to have been given by the Tribunal.

(5)The power to make Tribunal Rules includes power—

(a)to make different provision for different purposes, and

(b)to confer functions on the President or the Welsh Ministers (as well as on any other person), including functions involving the exercise of a discretion.

(6)The President must submit Tribunal Rules to the Welsh Ministers.

(7)The Welsh Ministers may allow or disallow Tribunal Rules submitted to them.

(8)Rules allowed by the Welsh Ministers—

(a)come into force on such day that the Welsh Ministers direct, and

(b)are to be contained in a statutory instrument to which the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 applies as if the instrument contained rules made by the Welsh Ministers.

(9)A statutory instrument containing rules made by the President is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

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