Article 17: Dissent by a Member
17.1 Each Commissioner shall be granted an opportunity to express their views on matters under discussion.
17.2 In a situation where a Commissioner holds the view that a proposed decision is not in the best interest of the Commission or the public at large, the Commissioner may consider—
a) airing the reasons for the opposition and the negative consequences for commission that would result from the prospective decision;
b) seeking the advice of internal or external experts on the issue;
c) requesting for a postponement or the decision if the nature of the matter permits;
d) requesting that a written statement of their position be attached to the minutes of the meeting; or
e) requesting for a special meeting of the Commission to consider all options available.