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Reference to advisory committeeE+W+S+N.I.

2(1)The person to whom the authority was issued may request that the question whether the authority should be revoked, or its suspension continued or terminated, be referred to an advisory committee.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)The request is to be made within such period and in such manner as may be specified in the notice under paragraph 1.

(3)Where a request is made under sub-paragraph (1) the Secretary of State must, unless he terminates the suspension, refer the question to an advisory committee.

(4)For the purposes of this Schedule an advisory committee is a committee consisting of three persons appointed by the Secretary of State.

(5)The three persons appointed are to be—

(a)an independent chairman selected by the Secretary of State;

(b)a person nominated by such body or bodies representing employers of wireless operators as seem to the Secretary of State to be appropriate for the purpose;

(c)a person nominated by such association or associations representing wireless operators as seem to the Secretary of State to be appropriate for the purpose.

(6)Where a question is referred to an advisory committee under this paragraph, the committee must—

(a)inquire into the matter, and

(b)consider any representations made by the person to whom the authority was issued,

and then make a report to the Secretary of State.

(7)The report is to state—

(a)the facts as found by the committee, and

(b)the action that, in their opinion, ought to be taken as respects the revocation of the authority or the continuation or termination of its suspension.

(8)The Secretary of State is to consider the report.

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