(1) Subject to subsection (2), a person who makes a reviewable decision must take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to give to any person whose interests are affected by the decision notice, in writing or otherwise:
(a) of the making of the decision; and
(b) of the right of the person to have the decision reviewed.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to:
(a) a decision that is deemed to be made because of the operation of subsection 25(5) or (5A); or
(b) a decision in respect of which provision relating to the notification of a right of review is made by another enactment; or
(c) any of the following decisions:
(i) a decision not to impose a liability, penalty or any kind of limitation on a person;
(ii) a decision making an adjustment to the level of periodic payments to be made to a person as a member of a class of persons where a similar adjustment is being made to the level of such payments to the other members of the class;
(iii) if an enactment establishes several categories of entitlement to a monetary benefit--a decision that determines a person to be in the most favourable of those categories;
if the decision does not adversely affect the interests of any other person; or
(d) a decision under the Corporations Act 2001 to which section 1317B of that Act applies;
(e) a decision under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 to which section 244 of that Act applies.
(3) A failure to do what this section requires does not affect the validity of the decision.
(4) In this section:
"reviewable decision" means:
(a) a decision that is reviewable by the Tribunal; or
(b) a decision that is reviewable by:
(i) a person whose decision on review is reviewable by the Tribunal; or
(ii) a person whose decision on review, because of subparagraph (i), is a reviewable decision.