701. Categories of cases.

When the tribunal receives a notice of appeal, application notice or notice of reference1, the tribunal must give a direction allocating the case to one of these categories2:

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    (1)     Default Paper cases, which will usually be disposed of without a hearing;

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    (2)     Basic cases, which will usually be disposed of after a hearing, with minimal exchange of documents before the hearing;

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    (3)     Standard cases, which will usually be subject to more detailed case management and be disposed of after a hearing; and

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    (4)     Complex cases3.

The tribunal may give a further direction re-allocating a case to a different category at