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Contents (2003 - 43)
Food Act 2003 No 43
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 08:04)
Part 5 Section 66
66   Compensation
(1)  A person bound by a prohibition order who suffers loss as a result of the making of the order may apply to the Food Authority or person who made the order for compensation if the person bound by the order considers that there were no grounds for the making of the order.
(2)  If there were no grounds for the making of the order, the Food Authority or enforcement agency is to pay such compensation to the applicant as is just and reasonable.
(3)  The Food Authority or enforcement agency 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 or enforcement agency has not determined an application for compensation under this section within 28 days of receiving the application, the Food Authority or enforcement agency 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 or enforcement agency 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.