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Information on who can appeal a decision and what happens when you lodge an appeal.
If an application for the grant or removal of a licence is not granted because the licensing authority is not satisfied that granting the application is in the public interest, an application for the grant or removal of a licence of the same premises
or land cannot be made within three years. However, an application may be lodged if the Director certifies that the proposed application is of a kind sufficiently different from the application that was not granted.
All other matters can be lodged with the Director immediately if new information is able to be presented.
Where the holder of a licence appeals against a decision of the commission in respect of that licence or a permit relating to that licence:
unless the Supreme Court or the commission as constituted under section 28(4a)(a), as the case requires, by way of an interim order, otherwise direct.
An appeal to the Supreme Court can be made on question of law only. It shall be heard and determined by a single judge of the Supreme Court and must be instituted within the time, an in accordance with the procedure, prescribed by rules
of the Supreme Court.
The appeal can be lodged by:
A copy of the appeal is to be served on every other person who was a party to the proceedings in which the relevant decision was made.
The application must clearly state the:
The commission is to be constituted by 3 members, including a member who is a legal practitioner.
The member or members who are to constitute the panel in relation to any application shall be selected by the Chairperson, who may have regard for their respective knowledge or experience relating to the matter referred.
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