Practice Direction 2 - Rule 6 - The use of the Tribunal’s languages

Welsh Language Tribunal

Rule 6 of the Rules provides:

  • that the English and Welsh languages shall be the languages of the Tribunal
  • that every party or witness shall have the right to use either language in the proceedings of the Tribunal.

The purpose of this Practice Direction is to provide practical advice on how to interpret and apply the Rules in accordance with Rule 6.

In accordance with Rule 4(4), the contents of this Direction are subject to any instructions given to the Tribunal in relation to a specific case.

This Practice Direction deals only with communications which form part of the Tribunal transactions, in relation to a specific case, and which are governed by the provisions of the Rules.