(1) A party to proceedings before the Tribunal is entitled to appear (subject to the provisions of a relevant Act)—
(a) personally; or
(b) by counsel; or
(c) with the leave of the Tribunal and subject to the rules—by other representative.
(2) Unless otherwise determined by the Tribunal, a person appearing before the Tribunal may be assisted by another person as a friend.
(3) Nothing in this section authorises a person who is not a legal practitioner to act for fee or reward in relation to proceedings before the Tribunal.
(4) A person may not act as a representative in proceedings before the Tribunal if—
(a) the person is a legal practitioner whose practising certificate has been suspended; or
(b) the person's name has been struck off the roll of legal practitioners; or
(c) the person would be acting in any other manner that is inconsistent with disciplinary proceedings that have been taken under the Legal Practitioners Act 1981 .