The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Act, 2000
1. An appeal shall lie against the order made under section 3 of this Act to the Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Home Affairs authorised in this behalf by that Government.
2. Every such appeal shall be preferred within thirty days from the date of the order appealed against: Provided that the appellate authority may, if it is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from preferring the appeal within the said period of thirty days, permit the appellant to prefer the appeal within a further period of thirty days.
3. On receipt of any such appeal, the appellate authority shall, after giving the parties a reasonable opportunity of being heard and after making such inquiry as it deems proper, make such order, as it may think fit, confirming, modifying or reversion the order appealed against.
4. Every appeal shall be preferred on payment of such fees as may be prescribe