Charities Act 2009
Power of Tribunal to make procedural rules.
79.— (1) The procedure to be followed in relation to an appeal to the Tribunal shall be such as shall be determined by the Tribunal by rules made by it with the consent of the Minister.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), rules under this section may—
(a) specify the forms to be used for bringing an appeal to the Tribunal,
(b) require specified notifications to be given in respect of the bringing of an appeal to the Tribunal,
(c) specify that an administration fee of a specified amount shall be paid to the Tribunal in respect of the Tribunal's initially dealing with an appeal or the following of any other procedure under this section in relation to it,
(d) specify the period within which the Tribunal shall—
(i) from the date of an appeal being brought, arrange a hearing in relation to the appeal, and
(ii) from the date of completion by it of a hearing or hearings in relation to an appeal make its determination in relation to the matter.
(3) In the absence of a specification, by rules under this section, of a period referred to in subsection (2)(d)—
(a) a hearing in relation to an appeal shall be arranged as soon as practicable after the bringing of the appeal, and
(b) the determination of a matter to which an appeal relates shall be completed as soon as practicable after the completion of the hearing or hearings in relation to the matter.
Power pursuant to section exercised (4.07.2018) by Charity Appeals Tribunal Rules 2018 (S.I. No. 209 of 2018), in effect as per rule 2.