- Upon a claim
being filed in the Tribunal, the Secretary to the Tribunal shall give
notice of the details of the day, time and place of hearing in Form 4 to
the claimant and respondent not less than 14 days before the date of
- No party shall
be represented by an advocate and solicitor at the hearing before the
- If the claimant
is an underage or a disabled person, he may be represented by his friend,
representative or guardian ad litem.
- Where a
respondent is a company or a firm, it may be represented by its permanent
- The hearing
before the Tribunal shall be presided over by a member of the Tribunal
(referred to as “President”) during the hearing, who may at any time
assist the parties in conducting their cases.
- At the hearing,
the Tribunal shall, where appropriate, assist the parties to effect a
settlement of the claim by consent.
- Every party to a
hearing before the Tribunal shall be entitled to adduce evidence, call any
witness or produce any document, record or thing in support of its case.
- All hearings
before the Tribunal are opened to the public.