Civil Law and Justice (Omnibus Amendments) Act 2015 (132 of 2015)
Schedule 1 Amendments
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
4 Subsections 42A(8) and (8A)
Repeal the subsections, substitute:
(8) If the Tribunal is taken to have dismissed an application under subsection (1B), a party to the proceeding (other than the applicant) may, within the period referred to in subsection (8B), apply to the Tribunal for reinstatement of the application.
(8A) If the Tribunal dismisses an application under subsection (2) (other than an application in respect of a proceeding in which an order has been made under subsection 41(2)), a party to the proceeding may, within the period referred to in subsection (8B), apply to the Tribunal for reinstatement of the application.
(8B) For the purposes of subsections (8) and (8A), the period is:
(a) 28 days after the party receives notification that the application has been dismissed; or
(b) if the party requests an extension - such longer period as the Tribunal, in special circumstances, allows.