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An Appeals Committee has been appointed to meet on an ad hoc basis when appeals are received. Appeals against decisions taken by staff under their delegated duties, BELCOM or the APM Committee must be made within 14 days of receipt of a Record of Decision from HWC.
The Archaeology, Palaeontology and Meteorites Permit Committee is responsible for considering permit applications related to archaeological and palaeontological sites and meteorites in the Western Cape.
Both the APM and BELCOM Committees deliberate and manage impacts on declared Provincial Heritage Sites and heritage areas. These Heritage Western Cape committees also play an integral part of the commentary process under NEMA and MPRDA for developments.
The Western Cape Archives Advisory Committee has been formed as stipulated in the Provincial Archives and Records Service of the Western Cape Act, 2005 (Act 3 of 2005). Members serve for a period of three years in a part-time capacity.
The functions of the Committee are to: