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WEAPONS CONTROL ACT - SECT 18

Review of decisions under this Part

    (1)     A person may apply to the Commissioner for a review by the Commissioner of a decision under section 14, 15 or 16 of this Act made by a delegate of the Commissioner.

    (2)     An application under subsection (1) is to be made within 28 days after the date of the decision to which the application relates.

    (3)     An application under subsection (1) is to be in writing and is to specify:

        (a)     the decision that the applicant wants the Commissioner to review; and

        (b)     the matters that the applicant thinks the Commissioner should take into account in reviewing the decision.

    (4)     An application under subsection (1) is to be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

    (5)     The Commissioner must, within 28 days after receiving an application under subsection (1) in relation to a decision, review the decision and decide to:

        (a)     uphold the original decision; or

        (b)     make, in substitution for the original decision, a new decision under the section of this Act under which the original decision was made.

    (6)     The Commissioner is to make his or her decision under subsection (5) after considering:

        (a)     the matters that the applicant specified in his or her application under subsection (1); and

        (b)     any other matters the Commissioner thinks fit.

    (7)     The Commissioner is to give notice in writing to the applicant of his or her decision under subsection (5), specifying the reasons for the decision.

    (8)     The Commissioner is to make his or her decision under the section of this Act under which the original decision was made, within the period specified in subsection (3).



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