8Power of Secretary of State or Assembly to delegate functions relating to appeals
(1)The Secretary of State or the National Assembly for Wales may—
(a)appoint any person to exercise on his or its behalf, with or without payment, the function of determining—
(i)an appeal under section 6, or
(ii)any matter involved in such an appeal, or
(b)refer any matter involved in such an appeal to such person as the Secretary of State or the Assembly may appoint for the purpose, with or without payment.
(2)Schedule 3 has effect with respect to appointments under subsection (1)(a).