Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Board may dismiss appeals if vexatious, etc.

51

51. (1) The Board shall have an absolute discretion to dismiss an appeal where, having considered the grounds of appeal, it is of the opinion that the appeal is vexatious, frivolous or without substance or foundation.

(2) The Board, in exercising its power under subsection (1), may have regard to the matters to which, under section 61 , it is required to have regard in determining an appeal.