The First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber Charity Appeals Cases and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018

2018 No. 2

Tribunals And Inquiries

The First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber Charity Appeals Cases and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018

Made 9th January 2018

Coming into force 12th January 2018

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 10(2) and (3), 38(1) and 40(1) of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 20141and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 11(2) of that Act, they have consulted the President of Tribunals.

In accordance with section 79(2)(c) of that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber Charity Appeals Cases and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018 and come into force on 12th January 2018.

(2) In these Regulations—

“Chamber President” means the Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal;

“Charity Appeals Case” means proceedings before the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber, when exercising the functions allocated to it by regulation 2(1) of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of the Scottish Charity Appeals Panel) Regulations 20182; and

“First-tier Tribunal” means the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber.

S-2 Composition of First-tier Tribunal

Composition of First-tier Tribunal

2.—(1) The First-tier Tribunal, when convened at the start of proceedings to decide any matter in a Charity Appeals Case, must consist of three members, one of whom must be a legal member who is to act as chairing member.

(2) When convened in terms of paragraph (1), the two members other than the chairing member must be:—

(a)

(a) two legal members;

(b)

(b) a legal and an ordinary member; or

(c)

(c) two ordinary members.

(3) The authority to determine the composition of the First-tier Tribunal in respect of the alternative compositions referred to in paragraph (2) is delegated to the President of Tribunals, who may sub-delegate the authority to the Chamber President.

S-3 Composition of Upper Tribunal hearing appeals from First-tier Tribunal

Composition of Upper Tribunal hearing appeals from First-tier Tribunal

3.—(1) The Upper...

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