Practice Statement: authorising Tribunal Caseworkers First-tier Tribunal (WP and AFCC) to carry out judicial functions

The Senior President of Tribunals hereby approves that a member of staff appointed under section 40(1) of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 and designated as a ‘Tribunal Caseworker’ by the Chamber President may carry out the following functions of the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal under the Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber) Rules 2008 to the extent that that Tribunal Caseworker has been authorised to exercise those functions by the Chamber President.  For the full report see link below.