Tribunal Court

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ADVANTAGES OF THE TRIBUNAL
SPEED-tribunal cases are highly regarded and most times initially attended to in court, and are frequently arranged on, within a day or two. They are constantly defined on how long can a person wait before their case can be heard and decided upon so that the person do not have to be going back and forth.
COST-in the tribunal system cost are quite reasonable as fined can be divided into halves so that the defendant do not have to pay the whole sum of money. and sometimes one can always represent themselves without the aid of authorised officials.
INFORMALITY-it is a bit different from law courts as in law courts wigs and gowns are worn but in this system judiciary dresses as normal everyday worker so it does not create an intimidating atmosphere for people without legal advisors. flexibility SPECIALISATION-tribunal members have all got a speciality in a specific subject area, and through sitting on tribunals are able to build up depth of knowledge of that area that judges in ordinary court could not hope to match.
RELIEF WORK OVERLOAD FROM COURT-it reduces the number of cases sent to the main court as they deal with also important cases and the courts are not overloaded.
AWARENESS OF POLICY-the tribunal members because of their expertise are likely to understand the policy behind legislation in their area, and often have large discretionary power in their to use.
PRIVACY-members of the tribunal most times meets in privacy so that they do not broadcast individual circumstances in the general public.

DISAVANTAGES OF THE TRIBUNAL
LACK OF OPENESS-because tribunals members are met in private can sometimes creates doubt in their fairness of decision making.
UNAVAILIBITY OF STATE FUND-legal funding in the tribunal system are only available for a small range of cases, there is sometimes not a need for legal representative but for…...

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