Explore Potential to Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Tribunal Administration

Project Updates as at 31 May 2017

Status: Paused – Business Planning

  • On 18 July 2016 a Strategic Assessment was approved for progression to development of an OBC. However, since then, the project has not progressed beyond the Conceptualisation phase.
  •  Subsequent to the completion and approval of a SA, an OBC was expected which sets out the benefits to a new arrangement for administering tribunals across Government. The CO has identified the need for additional resources to deliver an OBC. The lack of progress on new Court facilities was also identified as an extenuating factor.
  • In the circumstances, a decision was made by the Project Future Steering Committee on 26 April 2017 on behalf of Cabinet, for the project to be paused, to allow for the funding request and the project to be considered within the context of the post-election priorities

Next key milestone: Development of an OBC which sets out the benefits to a new arrangement for administering tribunals across Government.

Estimated project completion date: N/A – Project has not yet been initiated.


Project Updates as at 30 November, 2016

Status: Business Planning

The Portfolio of Judicial Administration has commenced a project to explore the potential to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Tribunal administration (CST02.5).  The new Chief Officer has accepted the case for change made in a Strategic Assessment and is working on a business case to establish the preferred future model.  The work is necessarily complex not least in terms of the need to work with the stakeholders who make up more than 100 tribunals in existence in the jurisdiction.


Project Updates as at 25 May, 2016

PROJECTS ASSIGNED TO: PORTFOLIO OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION

Project Sponsor: Mr. Kevin McCormac, Chief Officer

Overview (taken from Cabinet’s Project Future Programme Brief): This project is being progressed as a sub-project under “Shared Services”. The Bill of Rights requires appeals to be heard by an independent and impartial tribunal.  There are currently separate Tribunals and Tribunal administration for over 100 tribunals. This project explores potential solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Tribunal Administration within CIG, to create a tribunal service that is integrated, professional, efficient and customer-focused.

Status: A Strategic Assessment is being progressed.   

Ministry/Portfolio Update:

  • A  Strategic Assessment has been finalised and has been submitted for approval.