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Tribunal Training In Scotland

DescriptionThe report presents an analysis of the current training needs for chairs and members of Scottish tribunals.
ISBN978 0 7559 7383
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2009
Website Publication DateJanuary 30, 2009

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Report on Evaluation of Tribunal Training in Scotland By Margaret Ross, Lynda Reid and Sarah Bleichner, School of Law, University of Aberdeen
Scottish Government, Courts and Constitution Analytical Team, Justice Analytical Services
ISBN 978 0 7559 7383 5
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Following publication to this Report some errors were brought to our attention.

A revised version of the Report is now available - Tribunal Training in Scotland

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

CHAPTER TWO: METHODOLOGY
Design and Methodologies
Tribunal sampling
Approaches to Tribunal Presidents

CHAPTER THREE: TRAINING CONTEXT
Background to this evaluation of tribunal training
The role of the Scottish Committee
The role of Scottish Ministers
Conclusions

CHAPTER FOUR: VIEWS FROM TRIBUNALS
Comments from Presidents
Comments from members and chairs
Analysis of other freetext comments
Conclusion

CHAPTER FIVE: COMPARATIVE CONTEXT FOR TRIBUNAL TRAINING NEEDS AND REFORMS
Academic writing
Comparator Jurisdictions
Conclusions

CHAPTER SIX: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Conclusions
Tribunal dynamics
Recommendations

REFERENCES

APPENDIX 1

APPENDIX 2

APPENDIX 3

APPENDIX 4

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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