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Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 71 – Proceedings and steps

223.Sections 71 to 73 set out specific matters on which Tribunal Rules may make provision.

224.Section 71 allows Tribunal Rules to make provision for the purpose of proceedings in a case before the Tribunals, including as to the form and manner in which a case is to be brought before them, withdrawal of a case, whether or not two or more applications can be conjoined, time limits for making a referral of a matter to the Scottish Tribunals for decision or for taking steps as part of the proceedings, and circumstances in which the Tribunals may act of their own initiative.

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