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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 284

Appeals started before commencement

284 Appeals started before commencement

(1) This section applies if a person before the commencement starts an appeal under chapter 7, part 1 and the appeal has not been decided or withdrawn at the commencement (a
"transitional appeal" ).
(2) A transitional appeals officer or transitional delegate must hear and decide, or continue to hear and decide, a transitional appeal under the old appeals provisions.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2)—
(a) this Act as in force before the commencement continues to apply; and
(b) the former appeals officer and a former delegate are taken to hold the appointment and delegation ended under section 282; and
(c) if there is a vacancy in the office of the former appeals officer, the commission chief executive may appoint a person under old section 88A to be a transitional appeals officer; and
(d) a transitional appeals officer may delegate his or her functions in relation to the appeal to an appropriately qualified person.
(4) Each appointment and delegation mentioned in subsection (3)(b), (c) and (d) in effect when the last transitional appeal is decided or withdrawn ends when the decision is made or the withdrawal happens.
(5) In this section—

"transitional appeals officer" means—
(a) the former appeals officer; or
(b) a person appointed under subsection (3) to be the transitional appeals officer.

"transitional delegate" mans—
(a) a former delegate; or
(b) a person who is delegated under subsection (3) to hear and decide an appeal.



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