(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe the procedure to be followed in connection with proceedings [in England] under this Act where he is required, before reaching a decision, to give any person an opportunity of appearing before and being heard by a person appointed by him and which are to be disposed of without an inquiry or hearing to which rules under [section 9 of the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992] apply.
[(1A) The Secretary of State may by regulations prescribe the procedure to be followed in connection with proceedings under this Act which, pursuant to a determination under section 319A, are to be considered on the basis of representations in writing.]
[(1B) The Welsh Ministers may by regulat
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