Right of appeal
23.—(1)  Any person interested, who is aggrieved by an award made under section 10, may appeal to the Board by —
(a)lodging with the Registrar, within 28 days after the date of the receipt of the award of the Collector, a written notice of appeal in duplicate;
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(b)depositing or authorising the Collector to deposit with the Accountant-General within 28 days after the date of the receipt of the award a sum equivalent to one-third the amount of the award or $5,000, whichever is the less, unless a written waiver from the Collector has been obtained; and
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(c)lodging with the Registrar, within 28 days after the date on which the grounds of award of the Collector have been served upon the appellant, a petition of appeal in duplicate containing a statement of the grounds of appeal.
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[19/2007 wef 07/05/2007]
(1A)  Notwithstanding anything in this section, in a non‑lot acquisition relating to a strata title plan, only the management corporation constituted for the strata title plan is entitled to lodge with the Registrar a notice of appeal or petition of appeal in accordance with subsection (1) in respect of that non‑lot acquisition, and there shall be no such appeal by —
(a)any of the subsidiary proprietors constituting the management corporation for the strata title plan; and
(b)any mortgagee, chargee or other person with an estate and interest in any lot comprised in the strata title plan.
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(2)  On receipt of a notice of appeal, the Registrar shall forthwith forward one copy thereof to the Collector. The Collector shall thereupon lodge with the Registrar his grounds of award and a copy of those grounds shall be served by the Registrar upon the appellant by delivering or tendering the copy to him or sending it to him by registered post.
(3)  The Board may, in its discretion and on such terms as it may see fit, permit any person to proceed with an appeal notwithstanding that the notice of appeal or petition of appeal was not lodged, or the deposit with the Accountant-General, if not waived by the Collector, was not made or authorised, within the time limited therefor by this section, if it is shown to the satisfaction of the Board that the person was prevented from lodging the notice or petition, or from making or authorising such deposit, in due time owing to absence from Singapore, sickness or other reasonable cause and that there has been no unreasonable delay on the part of that person.
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(4)  Save with the consent of the Board and on such terms as the Board may determine, an appellant may not at the hearing of his appeal rely on any grounds of appeal other than the grounds stated in his petition of appeal.