(1) A person who is aggrieved by a decision or direction of the Authority, an authorized officer or a public officer under the following provisions may appeal to the Appeal Board-
(a) section 7 (designation of a marine dumping area);
(b) section 10 (issue of a permit);
(c) section 12 (issue of a marine pollution abatement notice);
(d) section 23 (taking remedial action).
(2) If an aggrieved person wishes to appeal under subsection (1), he shall do so within 21 days after he receives the notice of the decision.
(3) Where a person appeals under subsection (1)(c) or (d), the notice or decision appealed from is suspended from the day on which notice of appeal is given and until the appeal is disposed of, withdrawn or abandoned, unless-
(a) the Authority considers the notice or decision essential as the continuation of the activities would cause a danger to public health or be seriously detrimental to the amenities of the area affected by the activities; and
(b) the notice or decision contains a statement to that effect.