69. Procedure on appeal to Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers.

As from a day to be appointed, the following provisions have effect1. On an appeal to the appropriate national authority2 under the statutory provision relating to the use of materials unsuitable for permanent building3 and under the statutory provision relating to appeals against a refusal to relax building regulation4, the appropriate national authority may at its discretion afford to the appellant and the local authority5 an opportunity of appearing before, and being heard by, a person appointed by the appropriate national authority for the purpose