Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART IV - REVIEWS BY THE TRIBUNAL OF DECISIONS  

Division 4 - Hearings and evidence  

SECTION 39AA   SUBMISSIONS - SOCIAL SERVICES AND CHILD SUPPORT DIVISION  

Parties other than agency parties

39AA(1)  
A party (other than the agency party) to a proceeding before the Tribunal in the Social Services and Child Support Division may make oral or written submissions to the Tribunal, or both oral and written submissions. Agency parties

39AA(2)  
The agency party to a proceeding before the Tribunal in the Social Services and Child Support Division may make written submissions to the Tribunal.

39AA(3)  
The agency party may, by writing, request the Tribunal for permission to make:


(a) oral submissions to the Tribunal; or


(b) both oral and written submissions to the Tribunal.

The request must explain how such submissions would assist the Tribunal.

39AA(4)  
The Tribunal may, by writing, grant the request if, in the opinion of the Tribunal, such submissions would assist the Tribunal.

39AA(5)  
The Tribunal may order the agency party to a proceeding in the Social Services and Child Support Division to make:


(a) oral submissions to the Tribunal; or


(b) written submissions to the Tribunal; or


(c) both oral and written submissions to the Tribunal;

if, in the opinion of the Tribunal, such submissions would assist the Tribunal.





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