An EAP appointed in terms of regulation 17(1) must—
||perform the work relating to the application in an objective, manner, even if this results in views and findings that are not favourable to the applicant;
||comply with the Act, these Regulations and all other applicable legislation;
||take into account, to the extent possible, the matters listed in regulation 8(b) when preparing the application and any report relating to the application; and
||disclose to the applicant and the competent authority all material information in the possession of the EAP that reasonably has or may have the potential of influencing—
||any decision to be taken with respect to the application by the competent authority in terms of these Regulations; or
||the objectivity of any report, plan or document to be prepared by the EAP in terms of these Regulations for submission to the competent authority.