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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 61A

Modification of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

             (1)  The Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 applies to proceedings under this Part in the way set out in the following table:

 

Modification of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

Item

A reference to ...

in the following provision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 :

is taken to be a reference to ...

2

the person who made the decision

(a) subsection 33(1AA) (requirement to assist Tribunal);

(b) paragraph 33(2A)(b) (procedural directions)

the agency or Minister who made the IC reviewable decision.

3

the person who made the decision that is the subject of the application for a review by the Tribunal

subsection 37(1) or (1AF) (lodging material with Tribunal)

the agency or Minister who made the IC reviewable decision.

4

the person who made the decision

subsection 37(1A) or (1B) (deadlines for lodging documents)

the agency or Minister who made the IC reviewable decision.

5

the person who made the decision to which the relevant proceeding relates

subsection 41(4) (stay of decisions being reviewed)

each of the review parties.

6

the person who made the decision

subsection 41(5) (stay of decisions being reviewed)

each of the review parties.

7

the person who made the decision

subsection 42A(2) (dismissal for failure to appear)

the agency or Minister who made the IC reviewable decision.

8

the person who made a decision

section 67A (giving of notices)

the person who made the decision or an agency.

             (2)  The agency or Minister who made the IC reviewable decision is taken to have complied with the obligation under paragraph 37(1)(a) of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 if the agency or Minister gives the AAT the number of copies prescribed by the regulations of the decision under section 55K in relation to which an application has been made to the Tribunal.

             (3)  Subsection (2) does not limit the powers of the Tribunal under section 38 or 38AA of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 .



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