The Tax Credits (Appeals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002

Withdrawal of application for a direction or penalty proceedings

13.  (1)  An application for a direction may be withdrawn by the applicant, or penalty proceedings may be withdrawn by the Board, at any time before that application is, or those proceedings are, determined, either–

(a)at an oral hearing; or

(b)by giving notice in writing of withdrawal to the clerk to the appeal tribunal.

(2) If an application for a direction is, or penalty proceedings are, withdrawn in accordance with paragraph (1)(a), the clerk to the appeal tribunal shall send notice in writing to any party to the proceedings who is not present when the application for a direction is, or penalty proceedings are, withdrawn, informing him that the application for a direction has, or the penalty proceedings have, been withdrawn.

(3) If an application for a direction is, or penalty proceedings are, withdrawn in accordance with paragraph (1)(b), the clerk to the appeal tribunal shall send notice in writing to every party to the proceedings informing them that the application for a direction has, or penalty proceedings have, been withdrawn.