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Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 6 January 2017 to date (accessed 28 April 2017 at 10:41)
Part 3 Section 34
34   Compensation
(1)  A person bound by an order under this Part who suffers loss as a result of the making of the order may apply to the Food Authority for compensation if the person considers that there were insufficient grounds for the making of the order.
(2)  If there were insufficient grounds for the making of the order, the Food Authority is to pay such compensation to the applicant as is just and reasonable.
(3)  The Food Authority is to send written notification of its determination as to the payment of compensation under this section to each applicant for the payment of such compensation.
(4)  If the Food Authority has not determined an application for compensation under this section within 28 days of receiving the application, the Food Authority is taken to have refused to pay any compensation.
(5)  An applicant for the payment of compensation under this section who is dissatisfied with a determination by the Food Authority as to the refusal to pay compensation or as to the amount of compensation may apply to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal for an administrative review under the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997:
(a)  within 28 days after the day on which notification of the determination was received, or
(b)  in a case to which subsection (4) applies, within 28 days after the expiration of the 28-day period referred to in that subsection.