Administrative Justice

Consultation on Draft Regulations that Prescribe Eligibility Criteria for Appointment to the Scottish Tribunals

A consultation on eligibility for appointment to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland.

Courts and tribunals fees and charges inquiry

The UK Parliament's Justice Committee is holding an inquiry into the effects of the introduction and levels of fees and charges in relation to a number of tribunals and proceedings.

Future arrangements for carrying out the functions of the Scottish Tribunals and Administrative Justice Advisory Committee (STAJAC)

The Scottish Tribunals and Administrative Justice Advisory Committee (STAJAC), as an interim body, will reach the end of its lifespan in November 2015. As part of its remit, one of the functions of the STAJAC is "to recommend how the functions of the Committee should be carried out in the longer term."

This paper briefly outlines the current and previous arrangements, and sets out initial considerations and recommendations in line with the remit.

Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014: A Consultation on the Scottish Tax Tribunal Rules  

The Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act obtained Royal Assent on 24 September 2014.  

One of the main purposes of the RSTPA 2014 is to establish the Scottish Tax Tribunals to hear appeals against decisions taken by Revenue Scotland. This consultation paper focuses on the Tribunal Rules which regulate the practice and procedure of the Scottish Tax Tribunals.