The Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2008

Social Security Act 1998

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153.  After section 15 insert—

15A.  Functions of Senior President of Tribunals

(1) The Senior President of Tribunals shall ensure that appropriate steps are taken by the First-tier Tribunal to secure the confidentiality, in such circumstances as may be prescribed, of any prescribed material, or any prescribed classes or categories of material.

(2) Each year the Senior President of Tribunals shall make to the Secretary of State and the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission a written report, based on the cases coming before the First-tier Tribunal, on the standards achieved by the Secretary of State and the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission in the making of decisions against which an appeal lies to the First-tier Tribunal.

(3) The Lord Chancellor shall publish the report..