List of ABWOR proceedings for which our prior approval is needed

In civil proceedings, you require our prior approval as a pre-condition before you can provide ABWOR in connection with:

  • An Employment Tribunal
  • A VAT and Duties Tribunal
  • A Pensions Regulator Tribunal
  • Additional Support Needs Tribunal
  • Section 60, Value Added Tax Act 1994
  • Section 8, Finance Act 1994
  • Schedule 24, Finance Act 2007
  • Schedule 41, Finance Act 2008
  • Appeal against a decision of the Pensions Regulator
  • Section 4, Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979
  • Section 20, Child Support Act 1991
  • Section 12, Social Security (recovery of Benefits)
  • Section 12 or 13, Social Security Act 1998
  • Section 39 or paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Tax Credits Act 2002
  • Section 158, Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003
  • Section 23 Child Trust Funds Act 2004
  • Section 50, Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008
  • Appeal against a penalty imposed under section 60, Value Added Tax Act 1994
  • Appeal against a penalty imposed under section 8, Finance Act 1994
  • Appeal against a penalty imposed under schedule 41 to the Finance Act 2008
  • Appeal against a decision made under or by virtue of any of the sections 1 to 5A of the Pensions Appeal Tribunal Act 1943 by a Pensions Appeal Tribunal or the first-tier tribunal

 

The tests set out in regulation 13 of The Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 apply.

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