|282||Title:||EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||18||Heading:||Appeals to the Court||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) Subject to this section, an appeal shall lie to the District Court from any decision or assessment of the Commissioner, an Ordinary Assessment Board or a Special Assessment Board under section 16A, 16D, 16E, 16G or 16GA. (Amended 31 of 1985 s. 10)
(2) No appeal shall lie after the expiry of 6 months from the date of the decision or, in the case of an assessment, of the date of issue of the relevant certificate under section 16A, 16F, 16G or 16GA, as the case may be: (Amended 31 of 1985 s. 10; 59 of 1988 s. 8)
Provided that the Court may, if it thinks fit, extend the time within which to appeal under this section notwithstanding that the time has elapsed.
(3) On an appeal under this section, the Court may confirm or reverse any decision, or confirm or vary any assessment, of the Commissioner, an Ordinary Assessment Board or a Special Assessment Board, or may substitute its own assessment, and may determine the amount of compensation payable and may make such order i n respect thereof, including any order as to costs, as it thinks fit.