Part IIAdjudication

Determination of questions of special difficulty

57Tribunal of three Commissioners

(1)If it appears to the Chief Social Security Commissioner (or, in the case of his inability to act, to such other of the Commissioners as he may have nominated to act for the purpose) that an appeal falling to be heard by one of the Commissioners involves a question of law of special difficulty, he may direct that the appeal be dealt with, not by that Commissioner alone, but by a Tribunal consisting of any 3 of the Commissioners.

(2)If the decision of the Tribunal is not unanimous, the decision of the majority shall be the decision of the Tribunal.