Alan Murdie reports on the potential impact of Draft Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill

The draft Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill published on 25 July 2006 (Cmd 6885) proposes wide-ranging reforms which will have an impact on many specialist areas of legal advice and practice. Areas affected will include work in many tribunals, judicial review, landlord and tenant, insolvency and debt recovery, where extensive reform of the law is envisaged regarding the seizure of goods.

Tribunals

Part One of the Draft Bill proposes the re-organisation of tribunals into a uniform structure and system, following the results of the Legatt Commission.

The Bill creates new offices for the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal into which the jurisdiction of many existing tribunals woul...

Jean Yves

IICJ

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