(1) The Small Business
Commissioner must, on the request of a person who may, under this Act, make an
application, referral or submission to the Tribunal, issue a certificate to
the person if the Commissioner is satisfied that —
matter is unlikely to be resolved with the assistance of alternative dispute
would not be reasonable in the circumstances to commence an alternative
dispute resolution proceeding in respect of the matter; or
alternative dispute resolution has failed to resolve the matter.
(2) The certificate is
to be in a form approved by the Small Business Commissioner and may include
any information about the conduct of the parties that the Commissioner
considers appropriate in the circumstances.
[Section 25C inserted: No. 20 of 2011 s. 32.]