[76D Deciding applications made under section 62A]
[76D Deciding applications made under section 62A]

[(1)     An application made to the Secretary of State under section 62A (“a direct application”) is to be determined by a person appointed by the Secretary of State for the purpose instead of by the Secretary of State, subject to section 76E.

(2)     Where a person has been appointed under subsection (1) or this subsection to determine a direct application then, at any time before the person has determined the application, the Secretary of State may—

(a)     revoke the person's appointment; and

(b)     appoint another person to determine the application instead.