Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997
Submissions or observations by other parties to appeal.
44.— (1) The Board shall, as soon as practicable after receiving a notice of appeal, give a copy to each other party to the appeal.
(2) The Minister and each other party except the appellant may make submissions or observations in writing to the Board in relation to the appeal within a period of F25 [ 30 days ] beginning on the day on which a copy of the notice of appeal is sent to that party by the Board and any submissions or observations received by the Board after the expiration of that period shall not be considered by it.
(3) Where no submissions or observations have been received from a party within the period referred to in subsection (2), the Board may, without further notice to that party, determine the appeal.
(4) Without prejudice to section 46 , a party shall not be entitled to elaborate in writing on any submissions or observations made in accordance with subsection (2) or make any further submissions or observations in writing in relation to the appeal, and any such elaboration or further submissions or observations shall not be considered by the Board.