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Part IE+W+S+N.I. TRIBUNALS UNDER DIRECT SUPERVISION OF COUNCIL

Matters with which tribunal concernedTribunal and statutory authority
Agriculture1. (a) The Agricultural Land Tribunals established under section 73 of the Agriculture Act 1947 (c. 48);
(b) arbitrators appointed (otherwise than by agreement) under Schedule 11 to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (c. 5).
Aircraft and shipbuilding industries2. The Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal established under section 42 of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (c. 3).
[F1Asylum-seekers support][F12A. Asylum Support Adjudicators established under section 102 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.]
[F2Antarctica]

[F22A.The Tribunal established under Regulation 11 of the M1Antarctic Regulations 1995.]

Aviation3. The Civil Aviation Authority established under section 2 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16).
F3. . .F3. . .
Betting levy5. An appeal tribunal for England and Wales established under section 29 of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 (c. 2).
F3. . .F3. . .
Child support maintenance7. [F4(a) Appeal tribunals constituted under Chapter I of Part I of the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14)];
(b) a Child Support Commissioner appointed under section 22 of [F5the Child Support Act 1991 (c.48)] and any tribunal presided over by such a Commissioner.
Children’s homes, voluntary homes, nursing homes, mental nursing homes and residential care homes.8. Registered Homes Tribunals constituted under Part III of the Registered Homes Act 1984 (c. 23).
Commons9. The Commons Commissioners and assessors appointed under section 17(2) and (3) of the Commons Registration Act 1965 (c. 64).
[F6Competition] [F69A. An appeal tribunal established under section 48 of the Competition Act 1998]
Conveyancing10. A Conveyancing Appeals Tribunal constituted under section 39 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41).
Copyright11. The Copyright Tribunal constituted under section 145 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48).
Criminal injuries compensation[F712. The adjudicators appointed under section 5 of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995 (c 53).]
Dairy produce quotas13. The Dairy Produce Quota Tribunal for England and Wales constituted under regulation 35(1) of the Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 1991 (S.I. 1991/2232).
[F8Data protection]

[F8 14.

(a) [F9The Information Commissioner] appointed under section 6 of the Data Protection Act 1998;

[F10(b)the Information Tribunal constituted under that section, in respect of its jurisdiction under—

(i) section 48 of that Act], and

(ii)section 57 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.]

Education15. (a) Independent Schools Tribunals constituted under [F11section 476 of, and Schedule 34 to, the Education Act 1996 (c. 56)];
[F12(b) exclusion appeal panels constituted in accordance with regulations under section 52 of the Education Act 2002
F12(c) admission appeal panels constituted in accordance with regulations under section 94(5) or 95(3) of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998];
(d) a tribunal constituted in accordance with [F13Schedule 2 to the School Inspections Act 1996]. [F14 (c. 57)]
F15(e). . .
[F16(f) an adjudicator appointed under section 25 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.]
Employment16. The [F17employment tribunals] for England and Wales established under [F18section 1(1) of [F17the Employment Tribunals Act 1996] (c. 17)].
Fair trading17. The Director General of Fair Trading in respect of his functions under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39) and the Estate Agents Act 1979 (c. 38), and any member of the Director’s staff authorised to exercise those functions under paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Fair Trading Act 1973 (c. 41).
[F19Financial services and markets][F1918. The Financial Services and Markets Tribunal.]
Food19. Tribunals constituted in accordance with regulations under Part II of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16).
Foreign compensation20. The Foreign Compensation Commission constituted under section 1 of the Foreign Compensation Act 1950 (c. 12).
Forestry21. Committees appointed for the purposes of section 16, 17B, 20, 21 or 25 of the Forestry Act 1967 (c. 10), being committees the members of which are appointed by the Minister having functions under those sections as respects England or Wales.
F3. . .F3. . .
Immigration appeals22. (a) The adjudicators established under [F20section 57 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999] (c. 77);
(b) the Immigration Appeal Tribunal established under [F21section 56 of that Act].
Indemnification of justices and clerks23. Any person appointed under [F22section 54(6) of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997 (c. 25)].
Industrial training levy exemption24. Referees established by the Industrial Training (Levy Exemption References) Regulations 1974 (S.I. 1974/1335).
Industry25. An arbitration tribunal established under Schedule 3 to the Industry Act 1975 (c. 68).
Insolvency practitioners26. The Insolvency Practitioners Tribunal referred to in section 396 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45).
Land27. The Lands Tribunal constituted under section 1(1)(b) of the Lands Tribunal Act 1949 (c. 42).
[F23Local authorities, conduct of members

27A. A case tribunal or interim case tribunal appointed under section 76 of the Local Government Act 2000.]

Local taxation28. Valuation tribunals established by regulations under Schedule 11 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41).
London Building Acts29. The tribunals of appeal constituted in accordance with section 109 of the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 (c. xcvii).
Mental health30. The Mental Health Review Tribunals constituted or having effect as if constituted under section 65 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20).
Mines and quarries31. Tribunals for the purposes of section 150 of the Mines and Quarries Act 1954 (c. 70).
Misuse of drugs32. The Misuse of Drugs Tribunal in England and Wales constituted under Part I of Schedule 3 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c. 38).
[F24National Health Service

F2433.

(a) [F25Health Authorities established under section 8 of the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49) or Health Authorities established under sction 8 of that Act] in respect of their functions under the M2National Health Service (Service Committees and Tribunal) Regulations 1992 or any regulations amending or replacing those Regulations;

[F26(b) the Family Health Services Appeal Authority constituted under section 49S of that Act;]

(c) committees of [F27Primary Care Trusts or] Health Authorities established under regulation 3 of those Regulations or any provision amending or replacing that regulation.]

[F28National Lottery] [F2833AA. The National Lottery Commission in respect of their functions under sections 10 and 10A of, and Schedule 3 to, the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 (c. 39), and any member, employee or committee of that Commission authorised under paragraph 8 of Schedule 2A to that Act to exercise any of those functions.]
F29. . .F2933A.. . ..
F30National Savings Bank and National Savings Stock Register 33B. An adjudicator appointed under section 84 of the Friendly Societies Act 1992
[F31Patents, designs and trade marks]34. The comptroller-general of patents, designs, and trade marks, and any officer authorised to exercise the functions of the comptroller under section 62(3) of the Patents and Designs Act 1907 (c. 29).
Pensions35. (a) Pensions Appeal Tribunals for England and Wales established under section 8 of the War Pensions (Administrative Provisions) Act 1919 (c. 53);
(b) Pensions Appeal Tribunals constituted under the Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (c. 39), being tribunals appointed for England and Wales;
(c) appeal tribunals constituted in accordance with a scheme in force under section 26 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (c. 41);
F32(d). . .
(e) the Pensions Ombudsman established under [F33Part X of the Pension Schemes Act 1993] in respect of his functions under or by virtue of [F34section 146(1)(c) and (d)] of that Act;
(f) tribunals appointed under regulations under section 1 of the Police Pensions Act 1976 (c. 35) to hear such appeals as by virtue of the regulations lie to tribunals so appointed.

[F35(g) the Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority established by section 1 of the Pensions Act 1995;]

[F35(h) the Pensions Compensation Board established by section 78 of that Act.]

Plant varieties36. (a) The Controller of Plant Variety Rights and any officer authorised to exercise the functions of the Controller under [F36paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Plant Varieties Act 1997];
(b) the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal [F37(referred to in section 42 of that Act)].
[F38Protection of children [F39and vulnerable adults, and care standards]][F38[F4036B]. The tribunal constituted under section 9 of the Protection of Children Act 1999.]
[F41 Police36A. [F42(a)] An appeals tribunal constituted in accordance with Schedule 6 to the Police Act 1996 (c.16).
[F43(b) An appeals tribunal constituted in accordance with an order under section 38(2) of the Police Act 1997 (c.50) and an appeals tribunal constituted in accordance with Schedule 6 to the Police Act 1996 as applied by section 82(2) of the Police Act 1997.]]
Rents37. Rent assessment committees constituted in accordance with Schedule 10 to the Rent Act 1977 (c. 42).
Reserve forces38. (a) The Reinstatement Committees appointed under paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Reserve Forces (Safeguard of Employment) Act 1985 (c. 17);
(b) the umpire and any deputy umpire appointed under paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to that Act. [F44(c) the appeal tribunals constituted under Part IX of the Reserve Forces Act 1996]
Revenue39. (a) The Commissioners for the general purposes of the income tax acting under section 2 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 (c. 9) for any division in England and Wales;
(b) the Commissioners for the special purposes of the Income Tax Acts appointed under section 4 of that Act;
(c) the tribunal constituted for the purposes of Chapter I of Part XVII of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 (c. 1).
Road traffic40. (a) The traffic commissioner for any area constituted for the purposes of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14);
(b) a parking adjudicator appointed under section 73(3)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40).
[F45Sea fish (conservation) 40A.The Sea Fish Licence Tribunal established under section 4AA of the Sea Fish (Conservation Act 1967 (c. 84)]
[F46Special educational needs and disability discrimination.

40B. [F47(a)] The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal

[F47(b)the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for Wales.]]

Social security41. [F48(a) Appeal tribunals constituted under Chapter I of Part I of the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14)]
[F49(b) disability appeal tribunals constituted under section 43 of that Act;]
[F49(c) medical appeal tribunals constituted under section 50 of that Act;]
(d) a Commissioner appointed under [F50Schedule 4 to the Social Security Act 1998 (c. 14)] and any tribunal presided over by a Commissioner so appointed;
[F49(e) a tribunal constituted under regulations made under section 58 of that Act.]
Transport42. The Transport Tribunal constituted as provided in Schedule 4 to the Transport Act 1985 (c. 67).
Vaccine damage43. The tribunals constituted under section 4 of the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 (c. 17).
[F51VAT and duties] [F5144. VAT and duties tribunals for England and Wales and for Northern Ireland, constituted in accordance with Schedule [F5212 to the Value Added Tax Act 1994] (c. 55).]
Wireless telegraphy45. The tribunal established under section 9 of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949 (c. 54).
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F3Sch. 1 Pt. I paras. 4, 6, 21A: entries relating to “Banking”, “Building Societies”and “Friendly Societies”repealed (1.12.2001) by S.I. 2001/3649, art. 338

F4Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 7(a) substituted (4.3.1999 for specified purposes otherwise 1.6.1999) by 1998 c. 14, s. 86(1), Sch. 7 para. 121(1)(a); S.I. 1999/528, art. 2, Sch.; S.I. 1999/1510, art. 2(g)(vii)

F5Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 7(b) substituted (4.3.1999 for specified purposes otherwise 1.6.1999) by 1998 c. 14, s. 86(1), Sch. 7 para. 121(1)(b); S.I. 1999/528, art. 2, Sch.; S.I. 1999/1510, art. 2(g)(vii)

F7Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 12 substituted (E.W.S.) (8.11.1995) by 1995 c. 53, s. 5(8)

F11Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 15(a) substituted (1.11.1996) by 1996 c. 56, SS. 582(1), 583(2), Sch. 37 para. 118(3)(a) (with ss. 1(4), 561, 562, Sch. 39 paras. 30, 36, 39)

F12Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 15(b)(c) substituted (20.1.2003 for E. and otherwiseprosp.) by 2002 c. 32, s. 215(1), Sch. 21 para. 22 (with ss. 210(8), 214(4)); S.I. 2002/2952, art. 2

F13Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 15(d): words “Schedule 2 to the Schools Inspections Act 1996”substituted for “Schedule 3 to the Education (Schools) Act 1992”(1.11.1996) by 1996 c. 57, ss. 47(1), 48(2), Sch. 6 para. 5

F18Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 16 substituted (E.W.S.) (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 17, ss. 43, 46, Sch. 1 para. 9(3)(a)

F19Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 18 substituted (3.7.2001) by 2000 c. 8, s. 432(1), Sch. 20 para. 6(2); S.I. 2001/2364, art. 2 (with transitional saving in art. 3)

F23Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 27A inserted (19.12.2000 for (E.) and in relation to police authorities (W.) and (28.7.2001) in so far as not already in force ) by 2000 c. 22, ss. 107, 108(4) Sch. 5 para. 28; S.I. 2000/3335, art. 2

F24Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 33 substituted (28.6.1995 for specified purposes otherwise 1.4.1996) by 1995 c. 17, ss. 2(1)(3), 8(1), Sch. 1 para. 123 (with Sch. 2 paras. 6, 16)

F26Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 33(b) substituted (1.12.2001 for E., 1.7.2002 for W.) by 2001 c. 15, ss. 67(1), 70(2), Sch. 5 Pt. 1 para. 10 (with ss. 64(9), 65(4)); S.I. 2001/3294, art. 4(1)(b), Sch. Pt. I (subject to transitional provisions in Sch. Pt. II); S.I. 2002/1475, art. 2 Sch. (The amendment is also stated to be brought into force for W. (26.8.2002) by S.I. 2002/1919, art. 3(1), subject to temp. amendments in art. 3(2), Sch. Pt. III of that S.I.)

F30Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 33B inserted (E.W.S.) (1.2.1994) by S.I. 1993/3258, art. 3(b)

F31Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I substituted (31.10.1994) by 1994 c. 26, s. 106(1), Sch. 4 para. 9; S.I. 1994/2550, art. 2

F38Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 36B: inserted as para. 36A after para. 36 (E.W.) (2.10.2000) by 1999 c. 14, s. 9(7), Sch. para. 8; S.I. 2000/2337, art. 2(2)

F39Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 36B (as renumbered) inserted (1.4.2002 for E. and W. except for the words "and vulnerable adults", as to whichprosp.) by 2000 c. 14, ss. 116, Sch. 4 para. 21; S.I. 2001/4150, art. 3(3)(a) (subject to transitional provisions in art. 4); S.I. 2002/920, art. 3(3)(e), (subject to transitional provisions in Schs. 1-3)

F40Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 36A (as inserted by 1999 c. 14, Sch. para. 8) renumbered as para. 36B (1.4.2002 for E. and W.) by 2000 c. 14, ss. 116, 122, Sch. 4 para. 21; S.I. 2001/4150, art. 3(3)(a) (subject to transitional provisions in art. 4); S.I. 2002/920, art. 3(3)(e) (subject to transitional provisions in Schs. 1-3)

F46Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 40B inserted (1.9.2002) by 2001 c. 10, ss. 42(1), Sch. 8 Pt. 2 para. 22 (with s. 43(13)); S.I. 2002/2217 arts. 3, 4, Sch. 1 Pt. 1

F47Sch. 1 Pt. I para 40B: the existing entry becomes sub-para. (a) and sub-para. (b) inserted (31.3.2003) by virtue of 2002 c. 32, ss. 195, 216, Sch. 18 para. 15(a)(b); S.I. 2002/3185, art. 5, Sch. Pt. II

F48Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 41(a) substituted (4.3.1999, 6.9.1999, 5.10.1999, 18.10.1999, 29.11.1999 for specified purposes otherwiseprosp.) by 1998 c. 14, s. 86(1), Sch. 7 para. 121(2)(a); S.I. 1999/528, art. 2, Sch.; S.I. 1999/2422, art. 2(c), Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/2739, art. 2, Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/2860, art. 2(c), Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/3178, art. 2(1)(2), Sch. 1

F49Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 41(b)(c)(e) ceased to have effect (4.3.1999, 18.10.1999, 29.11.1999 for specified purposes otherwiseprosp.) by 1998 c. 14, s. 86(1), Sch. 7 para. 121(2)(b); S.I. 1999/528, art. 2, Sch.; S.I. 1999/2860, art. 2(c), Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/3178, art. 2(1)(2), Sch. 1 and is repealed (29.11.1999 for specified purposes otherwiseprosp.) by 1998 c. 14, ss. 86(2), 87, Sch. 8; S.I. 1999/3178, art. 2(1)(2), Sch. 1

F50Words in Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 41(d) substituted (4.3.1999, 6.9.1999, 5.10.1999, 29.11.1999 for specified purposes otherwiseprosp.) by 1998 c. 14, s. 86(1), Sch. 7 para. 121(2)(c); S.I. 1999/528, art. 2, Sch.; S.I. 1999/2422, art. 2(c), Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/2739, art. 2, Sch. 1; S.I. 1999/3178, art. 2(1)(2), Sch. 1

F52Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 44: words “12 to the Value Added Tax Act 1994”substituted for “8 to the Value Added Tax Act 1983”by 1994 c. 23, ss. 100(1), 101(1), Sch. 14 para. 12 (with Sch. 13 para. 9)

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C2Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 40(b) modified (S.) (4.10.1999) by S.S.I. 1999/59, art. 6

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