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The Welsh Language Tribunal

The Welsh language Tribunal is an independent statutory body which deals with appeals against decisions of the Welsh language Commissioner in relation to the Welsh language standards.

Key facts about the Tribunal:

  • It was established in 2015 under section 120 of the Welsh language (Wales) measure 2011.
  • the President of the Tribunal is Keith Bush QC.
  • the Tribunal's membership includes some who are legally competent and also lay members.
  • the members of the Tribunal, under the leadership of the President, are responsible for the judicial work of the Tribunal including listening to cases and make decisions on them.
  • the Welsh Government is responsible, under the measure, for ensuring that the Tribunal has the staff, buildings, financial resources and resources that enable the Tribunal to do its work.
  • the Tribunal secretariat is responsible for carrying out the administrative work involved in processing cases.

For more information go to the Welsh Language Tribunal website (external link) or you can get in touch with the Tribunal by:

E-mail: tyg@cymru.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: 03000 256702

Post: the Welsh Language Tribunal

1st floor, West Wing

Southgate House

Wood Street

Cardiff

Cf10 1EW