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The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Social Entitlement Chamber) Rules 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, application and interpretation

    2. 2.Overriding objective and parties’ obligation to co-operate with the Tribunal

    3. 3.Alternative dispute resolution and arbitration

  3. PART 2

    1. 4.Delegation to staff

    2. 5.Case management powers

    3. 6.Procedure for applying for and giving directions

    4. 7.Failure to comply with rules etc.

    5. 8.Striking out a party’s case

    6. 9.Substitution and addition of parties

    7. 10.No power to award costs

    8. 11.Representatives

    9. 12.Calculating time

    10. 13.Sending and delivery of documents

    11. 14.Use of documents and information

    12. 15.Evidence and submissions

    13. 16.Summoning or citation of witnesses and orders to answer questions or produce documents

    14. 17.Withdrawal

    15. 18.Lead cases

    16. 19.Confidentiality in child support or child trust fund cases

    17. 20.Expenses in criminal injuries compensation cases

    18. 21.Expenses in social security and child support cases

  4. PART 3 Tribunal

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 22.Cases in which the notice of appeal is to be sent to the Tribunal

      2. 23.Cases in which the notice of appeal is to be sent to the decision maker

      3. 24.Responses and replies

      4. 25.Medical and physical examination in appeals under section 12 of the Social Security Act 1998

      5. 26.Social security and child support cases started by reference or information in writing

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 27.Decision with or without a hearing

      2. 28.Entitlement to attend a hearing

      3. 29.Notice of hearings

      4. 30.Public and private hearings

      5. 31.Hearings in a party’s absence

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 32.Consent orders

      2. 33.Notice of decisions

      3. 34.Reasons for decisions

  5. PART 4 Tribunal

    1. 35.Interpretation

    2. 36.Clerical mistakes and accidental slips or omissions

    3. 37.Setting aside a decision which disposes of proceedings

    4. 38.Application for permission to appeal

    5. 39.Tribunal’s consideration of application for permission to appeal

    6. 40.Review of a decision

    7. 41.Power to treat an application as a different type of application

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Time limits for providing notices of appeal to the decision maker

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Issues in relation to which the Tribunal may refer a person for medical examination under section 20(2) of the Social Security Act 1998

  7. Explanatory Note

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