Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Act 2005 (38 of 2005)
Schedule 1 Amendments
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
160 At the end of section 42D
(5) The person must reconsider the decision, and do one of the things mentioned in paragraphs (2)(a), (b) and (c), within whichever of the following periods is applicable:
(a) if the Tribunal, when remitting the decision, specified a period within which the person was to reconsider the decision - that period;
(b) in any other case - the period of 28 days beginning on the day on which the decision was remitted to the person.
(6) The Tribunal may, on the application of the person, extend the period applicable under subsection (5).
(7) If the person has not reconsidered the decision, and done one of the things mentioned in paragraphs (2)(a), (b) and (c), within the period applicable under subsection (5), the person is taken to have affirmed the decision.
(8) If the person affirms the decision, the proceeding resumes.