Pensions Appeal Commissioners, Belfast, Northern Ireland


The Pensions Appeal Commissioners are the specialised members of the judiciary appointed to hear and determine appeals on points of law from Pensions Appeal Tribunals under the Armed Forces Compensation and War Pensions legislation.


2nd Floor
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast BT1 3JF

Tel: 0300 200 7812


Case Law

Department for Social Development NI. The benefit law section of this site is maintained by the Decision Making Services unit of the Dept for Social Development and contains decisions, both reported and unreported, of the Northern Ireland Commissioners.

The Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals) This is the site maintained by the UK Tribunals Service and contains many decisions of the Upper Tribunal and of its predecessors the GB Commissioners

British and Irish Legal Information Institute. This is a site giving free access to a range of case law and legislation.


The Office of Public Sector Information

UK Legislation

Northern Ireland Legislation

Ministry of Justice

Service Personnel and Veterans Agency


The Royal British Legion

The Soldiers Sailors Airmen and families Association

Law Centre (NI):

Combat Stress

BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen’s Association

Royal Air Force Association

Law Centre (NI):

Northern Ireland Association of Citizens Advice Bureau:

National Gulf Veterans and Families Association

Rights Net:

European Union

E.U. Legislation & Materials:

European Court of Justice:

Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights:


If the Tribunal decision in your case is wrong you may wish to appeal or apply for leave (that is, permission) to appeal. Please click the below link to apply.

Form PAC1 

If the tribunal refuses you permission you may apply directly to the Pensions Appeal Commissioner or Upper Tribunal as appropriate.

UTNI 1 form 


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