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Do tribunals have inquisitorial powers?

In England, tribunals are intended to be more informal and therefore accessible venues of justice where the parties cannot be expected to conduct proceedings with full legal competence. In a pure ...
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What procedural guidance is existent pertaining to the combination of county court and DTT proceedings? [closed]

What rules govern this practice? Presumably it is done for gains of efficiency, but then are the entire combined proceedings heard according to the tribunal procedure rules? Or componently according ...
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What does it mean that the RPT tribunal member in this case was “also sitting as a district judge of the county court”?

In this case one of the tribunal judges is indicated as having been sitting as a judge of the county court, even though the claim had been brought in the first tier tribunal of residential property. ...
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What is the effect of FTT judges also “being” county court judges by virtue of s5(2)(t) CCA1984?

Under section 5(2)(t), County Courts Act 1984, judges of the tribunals are stated to be also judges of the county court. What does this mean in terms of effects? What consequential implications does ...
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How are first tier tribunal case reference numbers formulated?

Here is an example of a first tier tribunal case reference number: BIR/00CN/LVE/2012/0001. The case being Scriven & ors v Calthorpe Estates & ors. In the reference, the first section appears ...
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What power does a first tier tribunal have to compel testimony?

Bob brings an application in a first tier tribunal (property chamber). He is asked a question during the hearing pursuant to his witness statement which he feels is irrelevant to the proceedings. ...
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Can an applicant in a tribunal case appoint and authorize a representative at any point throughout?

Suppose Al applies to the tribunal to initiate a case but declines to appoint a legal representative at the time of the initial application. Can he do so later in the process? And can he withdraw or ...