Communications Regulation (Premium Rate Services and Electronic Communications Infrastructure) Act 2010

Right of appeal.

11.— (1) An appeal against a decision taken by the Commission to refuse to grant or to revoke, amend or suspend a licence lies with the Circuit Court in whose circuit the provider carries on business or where the provider carries on business in the whole of the State, the Dublin Circuit Court.

(2) An appeal must be lodged within 7 days after the affected party has been notified of the decision.

(3) A copy of the appeal must be served on the Commission, whereupon the Commission becomes the respondent to the appeal.

(4) The Circuit Court shall hear and determine an appeal and may make such orders as it considers appropriate, which may include but are not limited to—

(a) an order affirming or setting aside the whole or any part of the decision of the Commission, and

(b) an order remitting the case to the Commission to be redetermined, either with or without the hearing of further evidence, in accordance with the directions of the Court.