9. APPEAL. –
(1) Any person aggrieved by an order made under Section 8 may, within 30 days from the date on which the order is communicated to him, prefer an appeal to the appellate officer who shall be a person nominated in this behalf by the appropriate Government :
Provided that the appellate officer may entertain the appeal after the expiry of the said period of thirty days if he is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from filing the appeal in time.
(2) On receipt of an appeal under sub-section (1), the appellate officer shall, after giving the appellant an opportunity of being heard, confirm, modify or reverse the order of revocation as expeditiously as possible.
If any employer of an establishment is aggrieved by an order of the registering officer he can prefer an appeal to the appellate officer within thirty days from the date on which the order is communicated to him. Appeal can be made even after the expiry of thirty days if the appellant satisfies the appellate officer that he was prevented by sufficient cause from filing the appeal in time.