349. Deciding the appeal without an oral hearing.

349.     Deciding the appeal without an oral hearing.

If both parties agree1, and the appointed person2 considers it appropriate3, an appeal against a licensing decision4 is to be determined without an oral hearing but otherwise must generally be determined with an oral hearing5.

If the appellant agrees that the case can be determined without an oral hearing6, the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority has not7 sent its reply8, and the appointed person does not consider that there are reasonable grounds for an oral hearing9,