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Industrial Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Proceedings of tribunals

6.—(1) Subject to the following paragraphs, the rules in Schedule 1 shall apply in relation to all proceedings before a tribunal except where separate rules of procedure made under any other statutory provision are applicable.

(2) In proceedings to which the rules in Schedule 1 apply and which involve an equal value claim, the rules in Schedule 2 (including rule 8A) shall apply respectively in place of rules 4, 9, 10, 12, 13 and 19 in Schedule 1.

(3) The rules contained in Schedules 1 and 2 shall apply in proceedings to which they relate where—

(a)the respondent or one of the respondents resides or carries on business in Northern Ireland; or

(b)had the remedy been by way of action in the county court, the cause of action would have arisen wholly or in part in Northern Ireland; or

(c)the proceedings are to determine a question which has been referred to the tribunal by a court in Northern Ireland.

(4) The rules in Schedule 3 shall apply in relation to an appeal by a person assessed to a levy imposed under a levy order made under Article 23 of the Order of 1984(1);

(5) The rules in Schedule 4 shall apply in relation to an appeal against an improvement notice or prohibition notice under Article 26 of the Order of 1978(2); and

(6) The rules in Schedule 5 shall apply in relation to an appeal against a non-discrimination notice under Article 68 of the Order of 1976(3).

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