Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for second quarter 2018

The statistics in this release are based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at June 2018.

Part 5: Draft Regulations setting out composition of The First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber and Upper Tribunal for Scotland


22. Sections 38 and 40 of the 2014 Act allow the Scottish Ministers, by regulation, to determine the composition of the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals.

23. The draft regulations in Annex D apply to the composition of members when hearing cases within the First-tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber to the Upper Tribunal.

24. The policy intention is for the First-tier Tribunal to mirror current arrangements whereby a single legal member will hear the appeal. If an Upper Tribunal is to be convened on a point of law then the composition of the tribunal panel will mirror the composition options set out in the 2014 Act. The President of the Tribunals will determine how the Upper Tribunal should be composed on a case by case basis.

Q1. Do you have any comments on the proposals regarding the composition of the First-tier Tribunal Parking and Bus Lane Adjudicator Tribunal within the General Regulatory Chamber?

Q2. Do you have any comments on the proposals regarding the composition of the Upper Tribunal when hearing appeals from the General Regulatory Chamber?

Q3. Do you have any other comments you wish to make?


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