26 Funding of Rulings Panel and remuneration of members

(1)

The Authority must fund the Rulings Panel.

(2)

The Authority may recover the costs of that funding from industry participants through levies payable under section 128.

(3)

The remuneration of members of the Rulings Panel, other than remuneration covered by subsection (4), must be set by the Remuneration Authority under section 12(1)(a)(va) of the Remuneration Authority Act 1977 as if the members were members of an independent Crown entity.

(4)

Members of the Rulings Panel are entitled, in accordance with the fees framework (as defined in section 10(1) of the Crown Entities Act 2004), to be reimbursed for actual and reasonable travelling and other expenses incurred in carrying out their functions as members.

Compare: SR 2003/374 r 176