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Senior President of Tribunals: Third Implementation Review

|Reports and Reviews

“My First and Second Implementation Reviews were published respectively in June and October 2008. They described the steps leading to the first stage of implementation of the Part I of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, including the governance structure of the new systems and its relationship with other bodies. That took place on the 3rd November 2008, with the establishment of the Upper Tribunal and the First-tier Tribunal. The Upper Tribunal began with a single chamber: the Administrative Appeals Chamber. The First-tier Tribunal had three chambers: Social Entitlement; Health, Education and Social Care; and War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation. I am grateful to all concerned that the transfer took place with minimal disruption to ordinary business…”