(1) After receiving a WCO application and any further information that the Minister may require, the Minister—
(a) may make any inquiry that the Minister considers necessary; and
(b) as soon as practicable, must either—
(i) reject the application; or
(ii) submit the application to ECan to hear and report on.
(2) The Minister must notify the applicant—
(a) that the application has been rejected, and the reasons for the rejection; or
(b) that the application is to be heard and reported on by ECan under this Act.