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E1S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

Constitution of TribunalE+W+S+N.I.

1(1)There shall be appointed—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a President of the Tribunal (“the President”);

(b)a panel of persons (“the chairmen’s panel”) who may serve as chairmen of the Tribunal; and

(c)a panel of persons (“the lay panel”) who may serve as the other two members of the Tribunal apart from the chairman.

(2)The Tribunal shall consist of—

(a)a chairman nominated by the President from the chairmen’s panel; and

(b)two other persons nominated by the President from the lay panel.

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E2S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

Appointment of President and members of the panelsE+W+S+N.I.

2(1)The President and the members of the chairmen’s panel shall each be appointed by the Lord Chancellor.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)No person may be appointed President or member of the chairmen’s panel unless he has a seven year general qualification (within the meaning of section 71 of the M1Courts and Legal Services Act 1990).

(3)The members of the lay panel shall each be appointed by the Lord Chancellor after consultation with the Secretary of State.

(4)No person may be appointed member of the lay panel unless he satisfies such requirements as may be prescribed.

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E3S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

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Tenure of officeE+W+S+N.I.

3(1)The President and each member of the chairmen’s panel or lay panel shall hold and vacate office under the terms of the instrument under which he is appointed.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The President or a member of the chairmen’s panel or lay panel—

(a)may resign office by notice in writing to the Lord Chancellor; and

(b)is eligible for re-appointment if he ceases to hold office.

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E4S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

Meetings and trainingE+W+S+N.I.

4The President shall arrange such meetings for the members of the chairmen’s and lay panels, and such training for them, as he considers appropriate.E+W+S+N.I.

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E5S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

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5The Secretary of State may, with the consent of the Treasury, provide such staff and accommodation as the Tribunal may require.E+W+S+N.I.

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E6S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

Remuneration and expensesE+W+S+N.I.

6(1)The Secretary of State may pay to the President, and to any other person in respect of his service as a member of the Tribunal, such remuneration and allowances as the Secretary of State may, with the consent of the Treasury, determine.E+W

(2)The Secretary of State may defray the expenses of the Tribunal to such amount as he may, with the consent of the Treasury, determine.

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E7S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

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7The Secretary of State may pay such allowances for the purpose of or in connection with the attendance of persons at the Tribunal as he may, with the consent of the Treasury, determine.E+W+S+N.I.

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E8S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

Council on TribunalsE+W+S+N.I.

8In Schedule 1 to the M2Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (tribunals under the supervision of the Council on Tribunals), after paragraph 36 there shall be inserted—E+W+S+N.I.

Protection of children

36AThe tribunal constituted under section 9 of the Protection of Children Act 1999.

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E9S. 9, Sch. extend to the United Kingdom from 11.1.2001 as a consequence of the amendment to s. 14 by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II para. 159; S.I. 2000/3302, art. 2(b)

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