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Other courts and tribunals

Courts

Tribunals

In Scotland there are currently three different types of tribunals:

  • Tribunals that deal with devolved issues and have specific Scottish jurisdiction and structures and supported administratively by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (such as the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland);
  • Tribunals that deal with reserved issues, but have specific Scottish jurisdiction and structures (such as the tribunal that deals with War Pensions); and
  • Tribunals that deal with reserved issues and have GB‐wide jurisdiction and structures (such as the Social Entitlement Chamber of the First‐tier tribunal which deals with appeals relating to Social Security and Child Support).

Reserved Tribunals

The following reserved tribunals are administered by HM Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS):