517. Determination of appeal.

The First-tier Tribunal1 must hold a hearing2 before making a decision, other than a decision relating to the correction, setting aside, review or appeal of Tribunal decisions or to bail applications3, which disposes of proceedings except where:


    (1)     each party has consented to, or has not objected to, the matter being decided without a hearing4;


    (2)     the appellant has not consented to the appeal being determined without a hearing but the Lord Chancellor has refused to issue a certificate of fee satisfaction5 for the fee payable for a hearing6;


    (3)     the appellant is outside the United Kingdom7 and does