Consideration of additional material at appeal stage
In general, an appeal does not involve the submission and consideration of additional material.
However where an appeal committee considers any additional material (i.e. material not considered in the making of the decision) and is considering refusing the appeal, the person will be notified in writing of the nature and content of the additional material and will be furnished with copies of it;
The person will be given an opportunity to submit his / her comments within a time period specified in the letter being issued with the material.