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Senior President of Tribunals: Second Implementation Review

|Reports and Reviews

“In June 2008 I published my First Implementation Review (“the First Review”), dealing with the implementation of the tribunals provisions of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (“TCEA”). At that time the target date for the first phase of implementation was 3 November 2008 (“T1-day”), which I described as a very significant milestone in the reform of justice in the United Kingdom. That paper described the main features of the new system, including the role and powers of the Senior President, the proposed arrangements for judicial leadership and governance arrangements, and relationships with the court judiciary and other important organisations. I proposed to issue a further review paper in the Autumn, including further detail on the workings of the Upper Tribunal. This review supplements the First Review, to which reference should continue to be made…”