(1) If the Registrar decides that a person may be heard by way of written submissions, the Registrar must:
(a) notify the person of the period in which the submissions must be filed (being at least 10 business days); and
(b) determine the matter after considering the written submissions; and
(c) notify the person of the Registrar's decision in relation to the matter.
(2) If the Registrar decides that a person may be heard by way of an oral hearing, the Registrar must give notification of the date, time and place of the hearing to the person at least 10 business days before the day the hearing is to begin.
(3) The Registrar may adjourn an oral hearing from time to time or from place to place by notifying the person.
(4) The Registrar may hold an oral hearing in which:
(a) a person appears in person; or
(b) a person participates by telephone or other means of telecommunications that the Registrar reasonably allows.
(5) In addition to the Registrar's other powers, the Registrar may direct a person to provide a written summary of submissions.
(6) An oral hearing must be conducted with as little formality and technicality, and as quickly, as the requirements of the Act, these Regulations and a proper consideration of the matters before the Registrar, allow.
(7) Subject to these Regulations, the Registrar may give a direction that is reasonably necessary for the conduct of the hearing.
(8) The Registrar must notify a person who appears at the hearing of the Registrar's decision in relation to the matter.