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The Statutory Process under the Environmental Ordinance

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Environmental Impact Assessment (Appeal Board) Regulation


A formal appeal mechanism has also been provided for the Ordinance in the form of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Appeal Board) Regulation. Any applicant or permit holder may lodge an appeal against the decision of the Director on matters listed in section 17(1) of the Ordinance.

During any appeal, the Chair, who is a qualified district court judge, may convene an Appeal Board consisting of no less than three members.

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