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Here you will find the latest news from the Welsh Language Tribunal.

February 2019

The JAC has been asked to identity one candidate to recommend as the President of the Welsh Language Tribunal.

Who can apply

  • This exercise is open to solicitors and barristers with at least 10 years post qualification legal experience.
  • Candidates must be able to understand, speak, read and write both Welsh and English to a standard which will enable that person to conduct the business of the Tribunal through the medium of both languages.
  • In addition, candidates will need to have an understanding, or the ability to acquire the understanding, of the administration of justice in Wales, including legislation applicable to Wales and Welsh devolution arrangements.
  • Candidates must be under 70 years at the date of appointment.

For further information and information on how to apply:

October 2017

The Tribunal's response to the Welsh Government's consultation paper "Striking the right balance: proposals for a new Welsh language Bill". Read here.

8 August 2016

Presentation (in Welsh only) made by the President of the Tribunal to a session organised by the Centre for Welsh Language Planning at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Abergavenny, 4 August 2016.

18 March 2016

presentation  to the Welsh Government Legal Conference at City Hall, Cardiff, by the President of the Welsh Language Tribunal, Keith Bush QC.   

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In certain circumstances, you can appeal against (or challenge) a decision made by the Welsh Language Commissioner relating to the Welsh Language Standards.
The Tribunal's procedures are governed by the Tribunal Rules and Tribunal Practice Directions.
Our most Frequently Asked Questions may help you find the information you need.
If you have any questions or need further information about how to make an application or appeal, please do contact us.