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Challenging a PIP decision - PIP Judicial Review

Find out more about Challenging a Personal Independence Payment decision.

PIP Judicial Review

Judicial review is when a court looks at how a decision was made.

A court may review a DWP decision or a process to check that the DWP followed the law when they made the decision or used the process. 

You may want to ask for judicial review if:

  • It is taking far too long to get a decision
  • Your PIP award was stopped or reduced but you didn’t get a letter about it
  • The DWP made a mistake that affects your PIP and they have refused to look at it again
  • The procedures that DWP staff follow stop them from applying the law correctly

You can’t ask for judicial review if you can ask for mandatory reconsideration or appeal instead.

Time limits

You normally have to start a judicial review application within three months of the decision, action or failure that you are unhappy about.

Apply for Judicial Review

Judicial review is a complicated process. If you want to know more about judicial review and whether it is right in your case, you should get legal advice as soon as possible.

You can find legal advice near you using our Find an adviser tool

 

Updated May 2017

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