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National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act No. 107 of 1998)

Regulations in Terms of Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998

Chapter 7 : Appeals

66. Processing of appeals

 

 

1) Receipt by the Minister, MEC or delegated organ of state, as the case may be, of an appeal, responding statement or answering statement must be acknowledged within 10 days of receipt of the appeal, responding statement or answering statement.

 

2) An appellant and each respondent is entitled to be notified of—
a) a direction in terms of section 43(7) of the Act, if the Minister, MEC or delegated organ of state, as the case may be, issues such a direction; and
b) the appointment of an appeal panel in terms of section 43(5) of the Act, if the Minister, MEC or delegated organ of state, as the case may be, appoints an appeal panel for purposes of the appeal.

 

3) The Minister, MEC or delegated organ of state, as the case may be, may request the appellant or a respondent to submit such additional information in connection with the appeal as the Minister or MEC may require.