ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS TRIBUNAL ACT 1975

PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 69A   PROCEDURE FOR TAXING COSTS  

69A(1)  
If:


(a) the Tribunal has, under this Act or another enactment, ordered a party to a proceeding to pay reasonable costs incurred by another party; and


(b) the parties cannot agree on the amount of those costs;

the Tribunal or an officer of the Tribunal may tax the costs.

69A(2)  
If an officer of the Tribunal has taxed the costs in accordance with subsection (1), either party may apply to the Tribunal for review of the taxed amount.

69A(3)  
If a party does so, the Tribunal must review the taxed amount and may:


(a) affirm the amount; or


(b) set aside the amount and substitute another amount; or


(c) set aside the amount and remit the matter to the officer of the Tribunal to be taxed in accordance with the directions of the Tribunal.

69A(4)  
An amount that a party to a proceeding is required to pay to another party under an order made by the Tribunal is recoverable by the other party as a debt due to the other party by the first-mentioned party.




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