§ 1602. Court of common pleas.
(a) Standing.--The following have standing to appeal an action of a commission to the appropriate court of common pleas:
(1) An applicant whose claim for registration has been denied.
(2) An individual whose registration has been canceled by a commission.
(3) A qualified elector of a municipality whose rights are impaired by any general order made by a commission.
(b) Time.--An appeal under subsection (a) must be made by the seventh day preceding an election.
(c) Grounds.--The appeal must request relief and set forth the grounds for relief.
(d) Hearing.--Upon timely receipt of an appeal under this section, the court shall conduct a hearing.
(e) Order.--If the court finds that an injustice has been done, it shall reverse or modify the ruling of the commission and issue appropriate injunctive relief.
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the court may award costs for the appeal to the prevailing party.
(2) Costs may not be assessed against a commission or a county.
Cross References. Section 1602 is referred to in sections 1204, 1603 of this title.Section: Previous 1601 1602 1603 Next
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