97 Reference of questions of law to Supreme Court

(1) The commissioner may, at the request of a participant in the review or on the commissioner’s own initiative, refer a question of law arising on a review to the Supreme Court for decision.

(2) The Supreme Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine a question of law referred to it under this section.

(3) If a question of law is referred to the Supreme Court under this section, the commissioner must not—

(a) make a decision on the review to which the question is relevant while the reference is pending; or

(b) proceed in a way, or make a decision, that is inconsistent with the Supreme Court’s opinion on the question.