SRA Handbook

Notification of decisions

Version 19 of the Handbook was published on 1 October 2017. For more information, please click "History" above.

Rule 19: Notification of decisions

19.1

The SRA must notify its decision and reasons in writing when it:

(a)

refuses an application made under these rules;

(b)

grants an application subject to a condition;

(c)

refuses a permission required under a condition on a body's authorisation; or

(d)

withdraws its approval of a candidate under Rules 17 and 18.

19.2

The notification in Rule 19.1 must be given:

(a)

to the applicant or authorised body as appropriate; and

(b)

where appropriate, to the candidate concerned.

19.3

The SRA must give 28 days written notice, with reasons:

(a)

to the authorised body concerned, when the SRA decides to impose a condition on an authorised body's authorisation at any time after the grant of the authorisation;

(b)

to the body and the individual concerned, when the SRA decides to withdraw an approval under Rules 17 and 18.

19.4

The SRA may shorten or dispense with the 28 day period under Rule 19.3(a) if it is satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so.

Guidance note

(i)

The SRA's notification "in writing" may be by any form of written electronic communication normally used for business purposes, such as emails.

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