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Part of the rightsnet subscription service, briefcase provides user-friendly, fully searchable and cross referenced summaries of the latest welfare benefit and tax credit case law added to the website of the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (that incorporates, from November 2008, the work of the Social Security Commissioners).

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Latest summaries added

30 September

CH/1782/2014 — Local Authority not limited to recovering amount specified in court compensation order following conviction for benefit fraud — [2014] UKUT 393 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 30 September, 2014

29 September

CE/3453/2013 — What evidence of work-related activity is required when considering regulation 35 — [2014] UKUT 412 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Three-Judge Panel · 29 September, 2014

25 September

CTC/1055/2014 — Tribunal not entitled to draw adverse inference about failure to provide evidence where claimant not given adequate explanation of what would be appropriate / inadequate submission to tribunal by HMRC — [2014] UKUT 383 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowley · 25 September, 2014

24 September

CH/403/2013 — Claimant liable to make payments for flat owned by company of which he was a director — [2014] UKUT 326 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 24 September, 2014

CDLA/1079/2012 — Case law (R(DLA) 2/96) which held that person cannot qualify for higher rate mobility component of DLA on grounds of severe mental impairment on basis of brain injury after the age of 30 is no longer good law — [2014] UKUT 312 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 24 September, 2014

CE/3858/2013 — Application of ESA regulation 35(2) following evidence about the claimant’s ‘work-related activity’ in her ‘action plan’ — [2014] UKUT 305 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 24 September, 2014

23 September

CI/2360/2013 — Recording of tribunal hearing (but not any accompanying paper notes) is record of proceedings — [2014] UKUT 323 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 23 September, 2014

CE/2918/2013 — Tribunal erred in law in deciding claimant did not have limited capability for work-related activity — [2014] UKUT 286 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Markus · 23 September, 2014

16 September

CE/324/2014 — When is there a duty to disclose under regulation 32 of the claims and payments regulations? — [2014] UKUT 282 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mesher · 16 September, 2014

15 September

CE/4478/2013 — Duty of tribunal to remedy Secretary of State's failure to alert claimant to regulation 35 using powers including holding domiciliary hearing — [2014] UKUT 371 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 15 September, 2014

10 September

CE/1021/2014 — Whether verbal aggression is sufficient to satisfy activity 17 — [2014] UKUT 363 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowley · 10 September, 2014

5 September

CH/2530/2013 — Whether a local authority has jurisdiction to revise or supersede a decision that has been dealt with by a First-tier Tribunal. — [2014] UKUT 277 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 05 September, 2014

4 September

CE/4094/2013 — Tribunal should consider regulation 29 if evidence suggests that it may apply — [2014] UKUT 303 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 04 September, 2014

1 September

CE/4095/2013 — Consideration of Med 3 when assessing if claimant satisfies regulation 29 — [2014] UKUT 278 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Ward · 01 September, 2014

29 August

CDLA/643/2014 — Whether a child should be allowed to give evidence or attend a hearing — [2014] UKUT 275 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 29 August, 2014

CE/3939/2013 — The meaning of ‘always’ in descriptor 16(a) - social engagement — [2014] UKUT 268 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 29 August, 2014

28 August

CE/329/2014 — Tribunal wrong to hold paper hearing after claimant had said she could not attend but wanted husband to represent her — [2014] UKUT 217 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 28 August, 2014

CPC/2423/2013 — Date of birth should be decided by evidence not assumption — [2014] UKUT 249 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 28 August, 2014

CTC/1585/2012 — What amounts to ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for the purposes of working tax credit — [2014] UKUT 251 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 28 August, 2014

27 August

CH/48/2014 — For what period should earnings paid in arrears be attributed for the purposes of housing benefit — [2014] UKUT 368 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: West · 27 August, 2014

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