25 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 1602 - Court Of Common Pleas

§ 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.

(f) Costs.--

(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.

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