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Sittings on the Board

  • In the judicial sitting, there is the Chairman and not less than one or more than two other members
  • Before making any order, a Board shall give all interested parties an opportunity of being heard and adducing evidence
  • Evidence is given on Oath and the proceedings of the Board is judicial
  • The Chairman has the powers of a Resident Magistrate to compel the attendance and examination of witnesses and the production of documents
  • The proceedings of Boards are open to the public
  • Any interested party may be represented before the Board by an Attorney-at-Law
  • When an application has been made to the Board for judicial hearings, the Board may make an order in default if the applicant or any person interested in the matter is absent
  • Any person aggrieved by an order may appeal to the Court of Appeal