For commentary on judicial review proceedings in the tribunal, see ¶61-905. Now that the Upper Tribunal may hear certain application for judicial review, this makes the process more accessible.

Leave to apply for a judicial review of a tribunal’s exercise of its discretion should not be granted if there is a statutory right of appeal against the tribunal’s decision (R v VAT Tribunal, ex parte Cohen (1983) 1 BVC 582) (¶61-905).

The Civil Procedure Rules (SI 1998/3132) provide for applications for judicial review of the legality of action or inaction by persons or bodies exercising governmental powers.

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