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Decision maker cannot appeal own decision

While any decision of the Board can be appealed, it is not open to a decision maker to refer their own decision to the Committee.

It is for the applicant, in conjunction with their solicitor, to decide whether or not to seek a review or appeal of a decision affecting them. A decision maker at first instance is expected to make a decision as if they were the final arbiter and not to take into account the fact that a review/appeal option exists.  To do so otherwise is to abdicate the responsibility for making the decision in the first instance.