General Regulatory Chamber tribunal procedure rules

Rules for how cases are handled in the General Regulatory Chamber, which deals with appeals against government regulators.



These consolidated rules are supplemented by the The Tribunal Procedure (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Rules 2020
This supplement will expire on the same day as section 55(b) of the Coronavirus Act 2020.

The rules are used in the following types of case:

  • charity
  • claims management services
  • community right to bid
  • copyright licensing
  • electronic communications and postal services
  • environment
  • estate agents
  • exam board
  • food
  • gambling
  • immigration services
  • information rights
  • pensions regulation
  • professional regulation
  • transport

The rules include how to appeal, how hearings are conducted, and how the tribunal reaches decisions.

These rules, in effect from April 2013, include changes to the original rules made since 2010.

Published 20 October 2014
Last updated 14 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Rules updated.

  2. The Tribunal Procedure (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Rules 2020 added.

  3. SI update.

  4. First-tier Tribunal (GRC) Rules Consolidated version – including amendments as at 24 September 2019.

  5. The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009 updated.

  6. First published.