(1) The President must direct a Full Bench to perform a function or exercise a power in relation to a matter if:
(a) an application is made under subsection (2); and
(b) the President is satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so.
Note: The President gives directions under section 582.
(2) The following persons may apply to the FWC to have a Full Bench perform a function or exercise a power in relation to a matter:
(a) a person who has made, or will make, submissions for consideration in the matter;
(b) the Minister.