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A Board's decision may be appealed on three grounds:

  1. the Board failed to observe a principle of natural justice or otherwise acted beyond or refused to exercise its jurisdiction;
  2. the Board erred in law in making its decision; or
  3. the Board based its decision on an erroneous finding of fact which it made in a perverse or capricious manner or without regard for the material before it.
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  2. Principles of Law


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