Explanatory Notes

Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

2014 asp 10

15 April 2014

Commentary on Sections

Part 7 – Powers, Procedure and Administration

Practice and procedure
Particular matters
Section 73 – Evidence and decisions

226.Section 73 allows Tribunals Rules to make provision about evidence given before the Scottish Tribunals, including as to the administering of oaths and presumptions to apply, and about their decisions (for example, how they are recorded and published).

227.Sections 11(1)(b) and (2)(b) (authority under regulations), 28(3) (transfer-in of functions), 43(3) (review of decisions), 59(2) (additional matters), 61(2) (venue for hearings), 62(1) (conduct of cases), 63(1) (enforcement of decisions) and 64(1) and (3) (award of expenses) also deal with matters on which Tribunal Rules may make provision.