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National Assistance Act 1948

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6(1)The Board may make rules—

(a)as to the tenure of office of members of Tribunals;

(b)as to the procedure of Tribunals and the procedure in connection with the bringing of matters before a Tribunal, and as to the time within which matters may be brought before Tribunals;

(c)as to the payment by the Board to persons attending proceedings before Tribunals of travelling and other allowances (including compensation for loss of remunerative time);

(d)for authorising proceedings notwithstanding that the members of the Tribunal are not all present;

and in any case where proceedings take place in accordance with rules made in accordance with sub-paragraph (d) of this paragraph, the Tribunal shall, notwithstanding anything in this Act, be deemed to be properly constituted, and the chairman or acting chairman shall have a second or casting vote.

(2)It is hereby declared that the power under the last foregoing sub-paragraph to make rules as to procedure includes power to make provision as to the representation of one person in any proceedings by another person.

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