16. Appeal

An appeal shall lie to the Registrar General concerned against any decision of the Local Registrar and such appeal shall be filed within a period of three months from the date of communication of any such decision. However, the Registrar General concerned may condone the delay on sufficient grounds. He shall consider the appeal and dispose of the same within a period of sixty days either confirming the decision of the Local Registrar or allow the appeal after hearing the parties concerned.