504. Appeals against decisions by bodies in regard to machinery.

Where a manufacturer1 or authorised representative2 (the 'appellant') is aggrieved by one of the specified3 kinds of decision of a UK notified body4 (the 'decision'), the grounds on which such an appeal may be made are that, in reaching the decision, the UK notified body (the 'respondent') made a material error of law or fact5. Any such appeal must be made to the Secretary of State6 and heard by a person appointed by the Secretary of State, on such terms as the Secretary of State sees fit, to hear one or more appeals (an 'appeal officer')7.

An appeal must be