Rhodesia Railways (Rates Tribunal) (Zambia) Rules


[Section 34(7)]

Arrangement of Rules


   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Entry of appeal

   4.   Application for an extension of time in which to appeal

   5.   Notice of hearing

   6.   Evidence

   7.   Abandonment of appeal

   8.   Frivolous or vexatious appeals

   9.   Place of hearing

   10.   Service of documents


GN 4 of 1961,

GN 188 of 1964,

GN 497 of 1964,

SI 154 of 1965.

[Rules by the Higher Authority for Railways]


1.   Title

These Rules may be cited as the Rhodesia Railways (Rates Tribunal) (Zambia) Rules.


2.   Interpretation

In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires—

“form” means the appropriate form prescribed in the Schedule;

“President” means the President of the tribunal;

“Secretary” means the Secretary of the tribunal;

“tribunal” means the rates tribunal.


3.   Entry of appeal

   (1) Any person who desires to appeal to the tribunal from a decision of the Board given in terms of sub-section (1) of section 33 of the Act (hereinafter called the appellant) shall, within three months of the date of such decision, give notice in writing to the authority of his appeal and shall at the same time send a copy of such notice of appeal to the Board.

   (2) In the notice of appeal, the appellant shall state the nature of the decision appealed against and shall set out therein clearly, specifically and in numbered sequence the grounds of his appeal.

   (3) Within fourteen days after the receipt of the copy of the notice of appeal, the Board shall send the record of the decision appealed against to the authority. The record shall consist of six true copies of each of the following, certified by the Chairman of the Board—

      (a)   the proceedings and decisions of the Board;

      (b)   a schedule setting out the full details of the relevant railway rates and matters related thereto;

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