|548C||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOCAL VESSELS) (CONDUCT OF INQUIRIES) RULES||Gazette Number:||L.N. 271 of 2001; L.N. 282 of 2006|
|Rule:||8||Heading:||Decision of person appointed||Version Date:||02/01/2007|
(1) The person appointed shall, at the conclusion of the inquiry or as soon as possible thereafter, announce his decision in public and make a report to the Director pursuant to section 17(4)(c) of the Ordinance.
(2) Each assessor shall either sign the report with or without reservations, or state in writing his dissent therefrom and his reasons for such dissent, and such reservations or dissent and reasons (if any) shall be forwarded to the Director with the report.
(3) The Director shall inform the prescribed person concerned, in writing, of the decision of the person appointed if the prescribed person was not present when that decision was announced and make a copy of the report available to him.
(4) A copy of the report shall be made available to any party to the inquiry upon request to the Director.