Message from the Tribunal Registrar, Ms. Paula Cummins
Welcome to the CervicalCheck Tribunal website. Information which can be found on this website includes the draft Rules of Procedure of the Tribunal and a draft Practice Direction in relation to time limits which will apply to all aspects of the determination hearing.
You will also find details of the process involved in making a claim to the Tribunal, both in relation to claims which are already the subject of proceedings before a Court and those which are not.
The website also contains a video message which was prepared by Ms. Justice Mary Irvine when it was intended that she would be appointed as Chairperson of the Tribunal. Although some of the content of the video is now out of date much of the information is still relevant.
The website has a FAQ section which will hopefully answer most queries. However, if you have any further queries in relation to any aspect of the process please do not hesitate to contact me by email. If you would prefer to speak by telephone you can request a call back in your email and you will be contacted by a member of the Tribunal staff as soon as possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Once established, the CervicalCheck Tribunal will be located on the 3rd floor of the Infinity Building, George’s Court, George’s Lane, Smithfield, Dublin 7, D07 E98Y
Claimants must lodge the following into the Tribunal Office:
- The Claimants completed Claim Form (in Form 1), together with a duplicate copy of same for issuing.
- The Respondents written agreement to submit the claim (where it is provided to the claimant).
A person who meets the definition of an appropriate person under the CervicalCheck Tribunal Act 2019 can make a claim for compensation to the Tribunal. However, where a person (who would otherwise meet the definition of an appropriate person) has received an award (other than an award under the CervicalCheck non-disclosure ex-gratia scheme) from any court or a settlement in respect of any action arising out of any circumstances which could give rise to a claim before the Tribunal, that person is not entitled to make a claim to the Tribunal.