Section 4

Commencement Date

Sch. 2 came into force on 3 November 2008 (SI 2008/2696, art. 5(f)), subject to transitional rules in SI 2008/2696, art. 3.


POWER TO APPOINT JUDGES OF FIRST-TIER TRIBUNAL

1(1)  The Senior President of Tribunals may appoint a person to be one of the judges of the First-tier Tribunal.

1(2)  A person is eligible for appointment under sub-paragraph (1) only if the person–

(a)satisfies the judicial-appointment eligibility condition on a 5-year basis,

(b)is an advocate or solicitor in Scotland of at least five years' standing,

(c)is a barrister or solicitor in Northern Ireland of at least five years' standing, or

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