The commissioner’s decision or judgment cannot be taken on appeal. However, the commissioner’s judgment can be taken on review in the High Court on three grounds (See: What is a review?):
- If the court did not have jurisdiction. In other words the case should not have been heard in that court.
- If the commissioner was biased or corrupt
- If the proper procedure was not followed in the court. This is also called a gross irregularity. For example, if the commissioner did not allow one of the sides to tell their story, this is not proper procedure, because each side must get a fair hearing.