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Special procedure for review of directed transfers

    (1)     If an application for review of a decision to make a directed transfer is lodged, the Chief Commissioner must lodge the file relating to the decision with the PRS Board within 2 business days after the day on which he or she is notified under section 156(2) of the lodging of the application.

    (2)     Neither the Chief Commissioner nor the applicant may lodge any other document with the PRS Board concerning the review unless the PRS Board, being of the opinion that there are exceptional circumstances, gives leave.

    (3)     The PRS Board must hear and determine the review within 5 business days after the file is lodged under subsection (1).

S. 149(4) amended by No. 54/2016 s. 14.

    (4)     If the applicant cannot appear at a hearing of the PRS Board on the review of which reasonable notice has been given, the applicant may—

        (a)     elect to have the review heard and determined in his or her absence; or

        (b)     withdraw the application.

    (5)     If the applicant makes an election under subsection (4)(a), or fails to make an election or withdraw the application before the date of the hearing, the PRS Board may hear and determine the review in the absence of the applicant.

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