Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 60   PROTECTION OF MEMBERS, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTITIONERS, OFFICERS OF THE TRIBUNAL, BARRISTERS AND WITNESSES  

60(1)   Members.  

A member has, in the performance of his or her duties as a member, the same protection and immunity as a Justice of the High Court.

60(1A)   Alternative dispute resolution practitioners.  

An alternative dispute resolution practitioner has, in the performance of his or her duties as an alternative dispute resolution practitioner under this Act, the same protection and immunity as a Justice of the High Court.

Officers of the Tribunal

60(1B)  


An officer of the Tribunal has, in the performance of his or her duties as an officer of the Tribunal under subsections 29(9) and 29AC(2) , paragraph 33(2)(a) and sections 40 , 40A , 40B and 69A , the same protection and immunity as a Justice of the High Court.

60(1C)  
(Repealed by No 60 of 2015)

60(2)   Barristers etc.  

A barrister, solicitor or other person appearing before the Tribunal on behalf of a party has the same protection and immunity as a barrister has in appearing for a party in proceedings in the High Court.

60(3)   Witnesses.  

Subject to this Act, a person summoned to attend or appearing before the Tribunal as a witness has the same protection, and is, in addition to the penalties provided by this Act, subject to the same liabilities, as a witness in proceedings in the High Court.

60(4)  


In this section:

alternative dispute resolution practitioner
means a person who conducts an alternative dispute resolution process under Division 3 of Part IV .




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