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FOREST PRACTICES ACT 1985 - SECT 29

29. Aggrieved person may appeal to Tribunal

(1) A person who lodged a three-year plan with the Authority or an owner of land who is aggrieved by–

(a) the Authority's decision to request the person to vary the proposals in the three-year plan; or

(b) the Authority's decision to refuse to approve the variation of the three-year plan–

may appeal to the Tribunal.
(2) An appeal under this section shall be instituted by giving written notice to the registrar within a period of 28 days after –

(a) the Authority making the request, in the case of an appeal against the Authority's decision to make a request referred to in subsection (1)(a); or

(b) the Authority refusing to approve the variation, in the case of an appeal against the Authority's decision to refuse to approve the variation of a three-year plan.

(3) Where an appeal is brought under this section in respect of the Authority's decision to request a person to vary the proposals in a three-year plan lodged by the person, and the Authority has imposed one of the sanctions referred to in section 28(6), the sanction shall not have effect until the determination or withdrawal of the appeal or until such later date as the Tribunal may determine.
(4) In the determination of an appeal under this section, the Tribunal, unless it dismisses the appeal, may quash the decision of the Authority and direct the Authority to take such action as it considers necessary, including the lifting of any sanction that may have been imposed under section 28(6).



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