Decision-Making Process

The Decision-Making Process is a staged process which will apply to instances where the Commission proposes the imposition of an enforcement measure or sanction. 

The Decision-Making Process was first approved by the Commission in March 2014 and replaced the Decisions Committee Process document dated January 2012.  The Decision-Making Process was revised in September 2014, in October 2017 and again in November 2019.  The latest iteration dated November 2021 is released in an effort to further improve on proceedings and ensure that matters are dealt with expeditiously.  For the avoidance of doubt, all matters going forward will now be dealt with under the 2021 process.

Each case will be approached based on its facts and by reference to the Commission’s:

Decision-Making Process

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