(1) If the Merit Protection Commissioner receives an application for review of a promotion decision or an engagement decision under this Division, the Merit Protection Commissioner must:
(a) consider the circumstances in which the application was made; and
(b) if he or she believes that a review of the promotion decision or engagement decision is necessary--appoint a PRC to deal with the application.
(2) A particular PRC may be appointed to deal with:
(a) applications by ongoing APS employees and ongoing Parliamentary Service employees for review of a promotion decision; and
(b) applications by ongoing APS employees and ongoing Parliamentary Service employees for review of an engagement decision; and
(c) applications in relation to more than 1 promotion or engagement decision.