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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”?

This is explained at paragraphs 2-4 of the decision you link. There were two proceedings: a claim in the county court and an application to the Tribunal. The county court claim was transferred to the ...
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Do tribunals have inquisitorial powers?

Tribunals are not courts Tribunals are an arm of administrative government (or of private contract in the case of arbitrations) and must follow the rules the statute that created them sets out. They ...
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What power does a first tier tribunal have to compel testimony?

They can throw you in jail until you do answer This is true of all courts and parliamentary committees. An administrative tribunal may need to refer the issue to a court to get a detention order. The ...
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