Land Act, 1965

Exercise of certain powers and functions by Examiners of Land Commission authorised for the purpose.

15.—(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of the Land Purchase Acts, the powers and functions of the Judicial Commissioner and the Land Commission in relation to the distribution of purchase money (including the certifying under subsection (2) of section 5 of the Land Act, 1923 , of sums out of the Costs Fund established under that section) may be exercised by such Examiners of the Land Commission as the Minister, with the consent of the Judicial Commissioner, may authorise for the purpose.

(2) Any person aggrieved by a decision of an Examiner authorised under subsection (1) of this section, being a decision of such Examiner in the exercise of the powers and functions mentioned in that subsection, may, in the prescribed manner and within the prescribed time, appeal against such decision to the Judicial Commissioner whose decision thereon shall, subject to subsection (3) of this section, be final and not appealable.

(3) An appeal from a decision of the Judicial Commissioner under subsection (2) of this section shall lie to the Supreme Court on a specified question of law.