78. Appeals

  1. An appeal under section 43 of the National Environmental Management Act in respect of a decision made under a power delegated by the Minister or MEC in terms of this Act or another specific environmental management Act where the Minister or MEC is responsible for considering the appeal, may be considered jointly with any other appeal involving a related matter.
  2. Where the Minister or MEC exercises his or her discretion to consider appeals jointly under subsection (1), the Minister or MEC may indicate the process that must be followed to give effect to that decision.