(1) The Secretary must give to an employee against whom it is alleged there are grounds for action notice in writing that the employee may make a submission in writing to the Secretary addressing one or more of the following matters—
(a) the alleged grounds;
(b) any action that may be taken by the Secretary under this Division.
(2) A submission under subsection (1) must be received by the Secretary not later than 14 days after the date on which the employee is given notice in writing of the right to make a submission or any longer period permitted by the Secretary.
(3) The Secretary must consider any submission made in accordance with this section before determining the issue to which the submission, or that part of the submission, relates.