522. First-tier Tribunal's consideration of application for permission to appeal.

On receiving an application for permission to appeal1 the First-tier Tribunal2 must first consider whether to review the decision3, which it may only do if it is satisfied that there was an error of law in the decision4. The First-tier Tribunal's power to review a decision is exercisable on its own initiative or on application by a person who has a right of appeal in respect of that decision5.

If the First-tier Tribunal undertakes such a review it must notify the parties in writing of the outcome of the review, and of any right of appeal in relation to the