Article 22.

The applicant may lodge an appeal against a decision made by an authority referred to in article 4, 1, either after the expiry of the term within which the decision had to be taken, or in the event of the decision being carried out reluctantly. He must lodge this appeal with an appeal body composed of officials and appointed by the Flemish Government.

The appeal must be lodged in writing, by fax or by e-mail within a period of thirty calendar days which, depending on the case, begins on:

  • the day after the decision is sent;
  • the day after the expiry of the term, referred to in article 20, 3, first subsection.
In keeping with article 35 the term to lodge an appeal will not start if no decision has been made.