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Application for further specification of reasons

5.—(1) The judicial office holder may apply to the tribunal for further specification of the information contained in the statement of reasons.

(2) The application must—

(a)specify the matters in relation to which further specification is sought; and

(b)be made within 21 days of the date on which written notice is given under rule 4(7).

(3) Where the tribunal grants the application, it must direct the investigating officer to provide such further specification in writing as the tribunal considers appropriate within 21 days of the decision to grant the application.

(4) Where the tribunal refuses the application, it must notify the judicial office holder in writing within 21 days of the receipt of the application by the tribunal and give reasons for its decision.