394. Adjudication of claims.

The Secretary of State1 is to determine any claim for benefit under the post-2005 scheme and any question arising out of the claim2 and must give reasons for the decision3. The decision on any claim and the reasons for the decision must: (1) be in writing; (2) be given or sent to the claimant4; and (3) inform the claimant of any right that he may have to a reconsideration of the decision5 and to appeal that decision to the appropriate tribunal6.

Where the Secretary of State is satisfied that a person is entitled to injury benefit7 but it appears to