Legal principles and process

Restriction order applications will be determined in accordance with the ‘Legal Principles and Approach’ Ruling dated 3 May 2016.

The Inquiry has also provided a note to core participants in respect of risk assessments, dated 20 October 2016.

A simplified illustration of the process by which the Chairman determines anonymity applications by key individuals is set out in this flowchart. A detailed illustration of what is involved appears in the full process map.