Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015 (60 of 2015)

Schedule 1   Amendment of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

130   Subsections 45(1) and (2)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

(1) The Tribunal may, with the agreement of the President, refer a question of law arising in a proceeding before the Tribunal to the Federal Court of Australia for decision. The Tribunal may do so on its own initiative or at the request of a party to the proceeding.

Note: This Part does not apply to certain migration proceedings (see section 43C).

(2) The Federal Court of Australia has jurisdiction to hear and determine a question of law referred to it under this section.

(2A) If, after consulting the President, the Chief Justice of the Court considers it appropriate, that jurisdiction is to be exercised by the Court constituted as a Full Court.