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The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2004

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Regulation 16(3)(a)

SCHEDULE 3THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNALS (LEVY APPEALS) RULES OF PROCEDURE

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For use only in proceedings on levy appeals

Application of Schedule 1

1.  Subject to rules 9 and 10 of this Schedule, Schedule 1 shall apply to levy appeals. The rules in this Schedule modify the rules in Schedule 1 in relation to levy appeals. If there is conflict between the rules contained in this Schedule and those in Schedule 1, the rules in this Schedule shall prevail.

Definitions

2.  In this Schedule and in relation to proceedings to which this Schedule applies —

“Board” means in relation to an appeal the respondent industrial training board;

Industrial Training Act” means the Industrial Training Act 1982(1);

“levy” means a levy imposed under section 11 of the Industrial Training Act;

“levy appeal” means an appeal against an assessment to a levy;

“respondent” means the Board.

Notice of Appeal

3.  A person wishing to appeal an assessment to a levy (the appellant) shall do so by sending to the Board two copies of a notice of appeal which must be substantially in accordance with Form 1 in the Annex to this Schedule, and they must include the grounds of their appeal.

Action on receipt of appeal

4.—(1) Subject to rules 5 and 6, the Board shall, within 21 days of receiving the notice of appeal send the following documents to the Employment Tribunal Office

(a)one copy of the notice of appeal;

(b)a copy of the assessment notice and of any notice by the Board allowing further time for appealing;

(c)a notice giving the Board’s address for service under these rules where that address is different from the address specified in the assessment notice as the address for service of a notice of appeal; and

(d)any representations in writing relating to the appeal that the Board wishes to submit to the tribunal.

(2) Failure to comply with any provision of this rule or rule 5 shall not make the appeal invalid.

Requests for further information

5.—(1) Subject to rule 6, this rule applies when, on receiving the notice of appeal, the Board considers that it requires further information on the appellant’s grounds for the appeal and of any facts relevant to those grounds.

(2) The Board shall send the appellant a notice specifying the further information required by the Board within 21 days of receiving the notice of appeal.

(3) The appellant shall send the Board two copies of the further information within 21 days of receiving the notice requesting the information, or within such further period as the Board may allow.

(4) Subject to paragraph (5), within 21 days of receiving the further information the Board shall send the following documents to the Employment Tribunal Office —

(a)the documents listed in rule 4(1);

(b)a copy of the notice requesting further information;

(c)any further information which has been provided to the Board; and

(d)any representations in writing regarding such information which the Board wishes to submit to the tribunal.

(5) If further information is not received by the Board within the time limit, the documents listed in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph (4) shall be sent by the Board to the Employment Tribunal Office —

(a)within 50 days of the receipt of the notice of appeal by the Board; or

(b)if the Board has allowed a further period of time for delivery of further particulars under paragraph (3), within 7 days of the end of that period.

Withdrawal of appeal or assessment

6.—(1) The appellant may withdraw the notice of appeal by notice given to the Board at any time and in that event no further action shall be taken in relation to the appeal.

(2) When an assessment is withdrawn by the Board, it shall notify the Employment Tribunal Office and no further action shall be taken in relation to the appeal.

Entry of appeal

7.—(1) The Secretary shall as soon as reasonably practicable after receiving from the Board the relevant documents in accordance with rule 4(1), 5(4) or 5(5) —

(a)give notice to the appellant and to the Board of the case number of the appeal (which must from then on be referred to in all correspondence relating to the appeal) and of the address to which notices and other communications to the Employment Tribunal Office shall be sent;

(b)give notice to the appellant of the Board’s address for service; and

(c)send to the appellant a copy of any representations in writing that the Board has submitted to the tribunal under rule 4 or 5.

Order for further information

8.—(1) In any case in which the appellant has not sent to the Board further information which has been requested by the Board in accordance with rule 5, a chairman or tribunal may, on the application of the Board, by notice order the appellant to supply such further information as may be specified in the notice, and the appellant shall send two copies of such information to the Employment Tribunal Office within such time as the chairman or tribunal may direct.

(2) As soon as is reasonably practicable after receiving the further information from the appellant, the Secretary shall send a copy of the information to the Board.

(3) An order made under paragraph (1) shall be treated as an order made under rule 10 of Schedule 1 for the purposes of rule 13 of Schedule 1 (compliance with orders and practice directions).

Provisions of Schedule 1 which do not apply to levy appeals

9.  The following rules in Schedule 1 shall not apply in relation to levy appeals: rules 1 to 9, 16(1)(c), 18(2)(c) and (e), 20 to 25, 33, 34(1)(a), 34(2), 34(4), 38(4), 39, 42(4), 43, 47, 49 to 53, 55, and paragraphs (4)(a), (7) and (8) of rule 61. All references in Schedule 1 to the rules listed in this rule shall have no effect in relation to a levy appeal.

Modification of Schedule 1

10.  Schedule 1 shall be further modified in relation to levy appeals as follows —

(a)all references in Schedule 1 to a claim or claimant shall be read as references to a levy appeal or to an appellant in a levy appeal respectively and as the context may require; and

(b)in rule 61 (Notices, etc.) after paragraph 4(i) insert:—

(j)in the case of a notice of an appeal brought under the Industrial Training Act, the Board’s address for service specified in the assessment notice;

(k)in the case of any other document directed to the Board, the Board’s address for service;.

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