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The Tribunal is a specialist chamber of the Upper Tribunal established to determine disputes concerning land in England and Wales and its valuation, and to hear appeals against decisions of certain other tribunals. Among its jurisdictions, the Tribunal determines disputes over compensation relating to the compulsory acquisition of land and the injurious affection of land; disputed compensation relating to tree preservation orders; the validity of blight and purchase notices; appeals against certificates of appropriate alternative development and other land valuation disputes where the parties have agreed to refer the matter to the Tribunal where it acts as arbitrator.
For information on compensation relating to compulsory purchase, see Practice Note: Compulsory purchase—compensation.
The Tribunals system is a dispute resolution service which supports, and is part of, the broader court system. It is administered by Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunal Service (HMCTS) and is governed by the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (TCEA 2007). TCEA 2007, Pt 1 created a two-tier system, consisting of the First-tier Tribunals and the Upper Tribunals. The Tribunal is one of four chambers of the Upper Tribunal.Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007
Rules governing the practice and procedure in the Tribunal are made by the Tribunal Procedure Committee.TCEA 2007, ss 22 and 23
Practice and procedure in the Tribunal is governed by:
the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Lands Chamber) Rules 2010 (as amended), SI 2010/2600 (the 2010 Rules), andTribunal Procedures (Upper Tribunal) (Lands Chamber) Rules 2010, SI 2010/2600
Practice Direction—Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (the Practice Direction)
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