The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Property Chamber) Rules 2013/1169

PART 1: Introduction

Rule 1: citation commencement and interpretation

Rule 2: rules not overriding enactments

Rule 3: overriding objective and parties’ obligation to co-operate with the Tribunal

Rule 4: alternative dispute resolution and arbitration

Rule 5: delegation to staff

PART 2: General powers and provisions

Rule 6: case management powers

Rule 7: procedure for applying for and giving directions

Rule 8: failure to comply with rules, practice directions or Tribunal directions

Rule 9: striking out a party’s case

Rule 10: addition, substitution and removal of parties

Rule 11: fees: non payment

Rule 12: security for costs

Rule 13: orders for costs, reimbursement of fees and interest on costs

Rule 14: representatives

Rule 15: calculating time

Rule 16: provision of documents

Rule 17: prevention of disclosure or publication of documents and information

Rule 18: disclosure, evidence and submissions

Rule 19: expert evidence

Rule 20: summoning of witnesses and orders to answer questions or produce documents

Rule 21: site inspections

Rule 22: withdrawal

Rule 23: lead cases

Rule 24: subsequent applications related to lead case

Rule 25: transfer of case to the Upper Tribunal

PART 3: Written documents, time limits etc

Rule 26: starting proceedings

Rule 27: time limits

Rule 28: referred and transferred cases

Rule 29: notice to respondents, interested persons and other persons

Rule 30: the response

PART 4: Hearings

Rule 31: decisions with or without a hearing

Rule 32: notice of hearings

Rule 33: public and private hearings

Rule 34: hearings in a party’s absence

Rule 35: consent orders

Rule 36: decisions

PART 5: Special procedures: these do not apply to residential service charge cases

PART 6: Correcting, setting aside, reviewing and appealing Tribunal decisions

Rule 49: interpretation

Rule 50: clerical mistakes and accidental slips or omissions

Rule 51: setting aside a decision which disposes of proceedings

Rule 52: applications for permission to appeal

Rule 53: Tribunal’s consideration of application for permission to appeal

Rule 54: stay pending appeal to the Upper Tribunal

Rule 55: review of a decision

Rule 56: power to treat an application about a decision as a different type of application

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