(1)This section applies if—
(a)the initial dispute resolution process for an application was specialist conciliation; and
(b)a further dispute resolution recommendation is that the application be the subject of department or specialist adjudication; and
(c)the person who conducted the conciliation is an adjudicator.
(2)The adjudicator may be the same person who conducted the conciliation, if, at the end of the conciliation, all parties to the application consent to the person being the adjudicator.