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The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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Appeal to Social Security Commissioner

15.—(1) An appeal may be made to a Commissioner against any decision of a medical appeal tribunal under Article 14 on the ground that the decision was erroneous in point of law.

(2) An appeal under this Article may be made by—

(a)the Department,

(b)the person who applied for the certificate of recoverable benefits, or

(c)(in a case where the amount of the compensation payment has been calculated in accordance with Article 10) the injured person or other person to whom the payment is made.

(3) Subsections (7) to (10) of section 21 of the Administration Act apply to appeals under this Article as they apply to appeals under that section.

(4) In this Article “Commissioner” has the same meaning as in section 167(1) of the Administration Act.

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