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Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal

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The Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal is an independent appeal body established under The Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978, to determine appeals against decisions made by the Administrator of Social Security, in respect of individuals' entitlement to various benefits (Please note that Supplementary Benefit and Family Allowance have their own separate Tribunals).

  • About the Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal

    • The Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal is independent of any States Committee or body. Its Members are appointed by the Royal Court. It operates under The Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978, as amended (please see the document downloads to the right).
    • The Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal is supported by its own secretariat through the Office of the Policy & Resources Committee.
    • The Tribunal's Clerk is available to answer any questions and can be contacted:
      • by telephone - 01481 223447/2223447
      • by email -
      • in writing - The Clerk to the Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Sir Charles Frossard House, La Charroterie, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 1FH
  • How to make a Social Insurance Appeal

    • Full details of how to appeal a decision of the Administrator of Social Security in respect of an individual's right to a benefit, together with details of the relevant legislation, can be found in the attached guidance notes.
    • Anybody considering appealing a decision of the Administrator should read the guidance notes before submitting their appeal.
    • The appeal forms themselves can be obtained from Social Security at Wheadon House, Le Truchot, St. Peter Port.


A Guide to the Social Insurance Appeals Tribunal Legislation - The Social Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 1978 Legislation - The Health Service (Benefit) (Guernsey) Law, 1990 Legislation - The Severe Disability Benefit and Carer's Allowance (Guernsey) Law, 1984 Legislation - The Long-Term Care Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 2002

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