13th July 2023
What can the tribunal rule on?
Reasons for appeals and possible rulings:
- Refusal to carry out an assessment. Possible rulings: Dismiss appeal, Order the Local Authority to assess
- Refusal to reassess. Possible rulings: Dismiss appeal, Order the Local Authority to reassess
- Refusal to issue a plan. Possible rulings: Order the Local Authority to issue and maintain a plan
- Appeals about contents of plan, following assessment, re-assessment or annual review (Section B and F) or the placement named in I. Possible rulings: Any amendments will be considered based on the supporting evidence
What can’t the tribunal rule on?
The tribunal cannot make rulings on matters relating to Heath and Social Care (Sections C and D and G and H1/H2.)
However there is currently a national trial (until April 2020) during which time the tribunal can make recommendations on these matters.