(1) The Civil and Administrative Tribunal may in proceedings before it deal with one or more complaints about a person.
(2) If, during any such proceedings, it appears to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal that, having regard to any matters that have arisen, another complaint could have been made against the person concerned--(a) whether instead of or in addition to the complaint which was made, and(b) whether or not by the same complainant,the Civil and Administrative Tribunal may take that other complaint to have been referred to it and may deal with it in the same proceedings.
(3) If another complaint is taken to have been referred to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under subsection (2), the complaint may be dealt with after such an adjournment (if any) as is, in the opinion of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal, just and equitable in the circumstances.
(4) If another complaint is taken to have been referred to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under subsection (2), the Tribunal may do either or both of the following--(a) reconsider any decision under section 470 to determine proceedings on the original complaint without a hearing and, if appropriate, recommence proceedings in relation to that complaint, or that complaint and any additional complaint, by way of hearing,(b) decide, in accordance with section 470, to determine proceedings, in relation to the original complaint, any additional complaint or all complaints, without a hearing.
(5) This section does not apply to proceedings in relation to a matter referred to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under section 440J.