Commentary

A3.704 Structure of Tribunals generally

Administration and compliance

A3.704 Structure of Tribunals generally

Structure of Tribunals

A3.704 Structure of Tribunals generally

The Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act established the statutory office of Senior President of Tribunals as head of the tribunals' judiciary. The Senior President, appointed by the Queen on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor, is a free standing senior judicial officer, independent of the Ministry of Justice, and the Chief Justice responsible for the courts and in particular for the 'welfare, training and guidance' of Tribunal Judges and Members1. His statutory duties are modelled on those of the Lord Chief Justice under the Constitutional Reform Act, 2006. He is also

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