17.—(1) The Committee shall—
(a)issue its decision in respect of an appeal at the conclusion of the hearing;
(b)adjourn the hearing for the purpose of considering its decision and issue that decision at the adjourned sitting of the hearing; or
(c)issue its decision in writing.
(2) If the Committee adjourns the hearing in terms of paragraph (1), it shall—
(a)announce at the time of such adjournment the date, time and place of the adjourned sitting; or
(b)give not less than 7 days' notice to each party of the date, time and place of that sitting.
(3) Within 3 days of the issue of a decision by the Committee under sub-paragraph (a) or (b) of paragraph (1), it shall send notice of it to each party.