Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 378 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
Judge:

Lindsay J

Representation Denis Edwards (instructed by Fisher Meredith) for the claimant.
  The defendants did not appear and were not represented.
Judgment Dates: 29 November 2005

Catchwords

Education - Special educational needs - Special educational needs and disability tribunal - Practice - Late submission of written evidence - Wholly exceptional case - Tribunal refusing to admit report of occupational therapist - Whether tribunal in error - Special Educational Needs Tribunal Regulations 2001, , reg 33.

The Case

The words 'wholly exceptional' in reg33(3)(a) of the Special Educational Needs Tribunal Regulations 2001, , which concerned the submission of written evidence to the tribunal at a late stage, did not refer to the case as a whole but to the circumstances surrounding the application to adduce the relevant material.

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