|| The Tribunal
shall consist of—
The decisions of the Tribunal
shall be by a majority.
a suitably trained and qualified person appointed by the President, on
the recommendation of the Minister, who shall be Chairs; and
two other members appointed by the President, on the recommendation of
the Minister, both of whom shall be sufficiently qualified in the protection
and management of the environment and the conservation and sustainable
utilization of natural resources and the appointment of each member of
the Tribunal shall be subject to confirmation by the Public Appointments
The Tribunal shall not
be bound by rules of evidence and shall admit as evidence any matter which
in its opinion shall assist it to arrive at a just and equitable decision
for the advancement of the purposes of this Act.
The Tribunal shall
make its own rules of procedure and shall have power to
Any person aggrieved
with the decision of the Tribunal may appeal to the High Court within thirty
days from the date of the decision of the Tribunal.
summon any person to give evidence in any proceedings before the Tribunal
or to produce to the Tribunal any document relevant to the proceedings
confirm, vary, amend or alter a decision made by the Minister, the Director
or inspector or reverse or substitute such decision for any decision which
is just and equitable and which is in the interest of the protection and
management of the environment or the conservation and sustainable utilization
of natural resources.