860. Decision by the General Council.

The appellant1 may attend the meeting held for the purposes of hearing an appeal2, and he and the registrar3, or their legal representatives4, may address the Council5 concerning the appeal6. The decision of the Council on the appeal must be by resolution of the Council passed by a majority of the members of the Council present and voting; and, in the event of an equality of votes, the person chairing the meeting has an additional casting vote which he must exercise in favour of the appellant7. Upon the Council reaching its decision, the person chairing the meeting considering the