26. Functions of a disciplinary panel

(1) A disciplinary panel may consider and review —
(a) any findings of fact;
(b) any recommendation as to the conduct of the judicial office holder concerned; and
(c) any proposed disciplinary action.
(2) Where a disciplinary panel reviews any findings of fact under paragraph (1)(a), any question as to whether the fact is established must be decided on the balance of probabilities.
(3) Where a nominated judge has recommended that the judicial office holder concerned should be removed or suspended from their judicial office, the disciplinary panel must advise the Chief Justice whether removal or suspension is justified.