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Mesothelioma, etc., Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Mesothelioma lump sum payments

Section 6: Appeal to Social Security Commissioner

Section 6 provides for a right of appeal to a Social Security Commissioner against any decision of an appeal tribunal under section 5, on the ground that the decision was wrong in law.

Subsection (2) provides that an appeal to a Commissioner may be made by the Department or by the person who brought the appeal under section 5.

Subsection (3) provides that Article 15(7) to (13) of the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 applies to an appeal under this section, as it applies to an appeal under that Article.

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