Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2003

Notification of appeals to, and supply of documents, etc., by, licensing authority.

9.—(1) An Appeals Officer shall, as soon as practicable after receiving a notice of appeal, send by post to the licensing authority a copy of the notice and shall arrange for publication of the notice by electronic means.

(2) The licensing authority shall, within 14 days after receiving a copy of the notice of appeal sent to him or her in accordance with subsection (1), submit to the Appeals Officer concerned—

(a) a copy of the licence application concerned and of any drawings, particulars, evidence, written study or further information received or obtained from the applicant for the licence in accordance with a requirement of or under section 222B of the Principal Act,

(b) a copy of any report prepared for the licensing authority in relation to the application, revocation or amendment,

(c) a copy of any document recording the decision of the licensing authority in respect of the application, revocation or amendment and of the notification of the decision given to the applicant for or holder of the licence concerned, and

(d) any supplementary documentation or information which the licensing authority considers to be necessary to enable the Appeals Officer to duly consider the appeal.