Health Act 2007

54.

Right to respond to notice of proposed decision.

54.— (1) A written notice of a proposal under section 53 shall state that, within a time limit of 28 days after the notice is given, the applicant or the registered provider, as the case may be, may make written representations to the chief inspector concerning the matter which is the subject matter of the proposal.

(2) Where written notice of a proposal has been given under section 53 , the chief inspector shall not decide the matter that is the subject of the proposal until—

( a) the person to whom the notice was given has—

(i) made written representations to the chief inspector concerning the proposal, or

(ii) notified the chief inspector in writing that the person does not intend to make representations,

or

( b) the time limit of 28 days referred to in subsection (1) has elapsed.