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The Lands Tribunal Rules 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II Composition and hearings of the Tribunal

    1. 3.Selection and powers of members of the Tribunal

    2. 4.Notice of hearings and sittings of the Tribunal

    3. 5.Hearings to be in public: exceptions

  4. PART III Appeals

    1. 6.Notice of appeal

    2. 7.Notice of intention to respond

    3. 8.Statement of case

  5. PART IV References

    1. 9.Application of Part IV

    2. 10.Notice of reference

    3. 11.Entry of reference

  6. PART V Applications under section 84 of the Law of Property Act 1925 (Relief from restrictive covenants affecting land)

    1. 12.Interpretation

    2. 13.Method of making application

    3. 14.Publication of notices

    4. 15.Notice of objection

    5. 16.Suspension of proceedings

    6. 17.Order without hearing etc

    7. 18.Power to direct additional notices

    8. 19.Enquiries of local authorities

    9. 20.Provisions as to orders

  7. PART VI Applications under section 2 of the Rights of Light Act 1959

    1. 21.Form of application

    2. 22.Publicity

    3. 23.Issue of temporary certificate

    4. 24.Issue of definitive certificates

  8. PART VII References by consent

    1. 25.Application of Part VII

    2. 26.Application of Arbitration Act 1950

  9. PART VIII General Procedure

    1. 27.Determination of proceedings without a hearing

    2. 28.Simplified procedure

    3. 29.Site inspections

    4. 30.Consolidation of proceedings

    5. 31.Power to select test case in appeals or references

    6. 32.Application of Arbitration Act 1950

    7. 33.Evidence

    8. 34.Power to order discovery etc

    9. 35.Extension of time

    10. 36.Appellant limited to grounds of appeal

    11. 37.Right of audience

    12. 38.Interlocutory applications

    13. 39.Pre-trial review

    14. 40.Certificates of value

    15. 41.Administration of oaths

    16. 42.Expert witnesses

    17. 43.Preliminary issues

    18. 44.Sealed offers

    19. 45.Withdrawal or dismissal of appeal etc, before hearing

    20. 46.Failure to pursue proceedings or comply with Rules

    21. 47.Failure to comply with the Rules not to render proceedings invalid

    22. 48.Procedure at hearing

    23. 49.Default of appearance at hearing

    24. 50.Decision of Tribunal

    25. 51.Consent orders

    26. 52.Costs

    27. 53.Solicitor to be on the record

    28. 54.Service of notices

    29. 55.Change of address

    30. 56.Substituted service

  10. PART IX Transitional provisions

    1. 57.Transitional provisions, repeals etc

  11. Signature

    1. Schedule 1


    2. Schedule 2


  12. Explanatory Note

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