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318Intervention by Attorney GeneralE+W

(1)This section applies to any proceedings—

(a)before the Tribunal, or

(b)on an appeal from the Tribunal,

to which the Attorney General is not a party.

(2)The appropriate body may at any stage of the proceedings direct that all the necessary papers in the proceedings be sent to the Attorney General.

(3)A direction under subsection (2) may be made by the appropriate body—

(a)of its own motion, or

(b)on the application of any party to the proceedings.

(4)The Attorney General may—

(a)intervene in the proceedings in such manner as the Attorney General thinks necessary or expedient, and

(b)argue before the appropriate body any question in relation to the proceedings which the appropriate body considers it necessary to have fully argued.

(5)Subsection (4) applies whether or not a direction is given under subsection (2).

(6)In this section “the appropriate body” means the Tribunal or, in the case of an appeal from the Tribunal, the tribunal or court hearing the appeal.

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