HESC Presidential Guidance Note No1 of 2022: Taking oral evidence from abroad and representatives and observers appearing from abroad

Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (First-tier)Practice Guidance

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This guidance replaces interim guidance issued by the Chamber President’s Office on 9 May 2022.

This guidance is issued to draw to the attention of judicial office holders and parties to proceedings in the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber the decision of the Upper Tribunal in Agbabiaka (evidence from abroad; Nare guidance) [2021] UKUT 286 (IAC) (external link) and the procedure to be followed when a party to a case wishes to rely upon oral evidence given by video or telephone by a person (including the party themselves) who is in the territory of a nation state other than the United Kingdom.