(1) If a trust has notified a person in accordance with section 10 (4) of its refusal of the person’s application for enrolment, the person may, within the period and in the manner prescribed by the regulations, appeal against the refusal to the local land board constituted for the land district or administrative district in which the common concerned is located.(2) A person who appeals to a local land board under subsection (1) must serve a copy of the appeal on the trust concerned within the period and in the manner prescribed by the regulations.(3) The trust concerned is entitled to be heard at the hearing of an appeal under subsection (1).(4) On the hearing of an appeal under subsection (1), the local land board may:(a) confirm the decision of the trust concerned, or(b) if satisfied that the appellant is entitled to be enrolled as a commoner on the commoners’ roll kept by that trust, order that trust to enter the appellant’s name on that roll.(5) If a trust fails to comply with an order under subsection (4) within 14 days after being served with a copy of the order, every member of the trust board, or of the local authority that is managing the trust’s affairs, who is in default is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.