Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 69B   COSTS IN SECURITY DIVISION REVIEW OF SECURITY ASSESSMENT  

69B(1)  
If:


(a) a person makes an application under section 54 of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 to the Tribunal for a review of an adverse or qualified security assessment in respect of the person; and


(b) the applicant was, in the opinion of the Tribunal, successful, or substantially successful, in the application for review; and


(c) the Tribunal is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so in all the circumstances of the case;

the Tribunal may order that the costs reasonably incurred by the applicant in connection with the application, or any part of those costs that is determined by the Tribunal, be paid by the Commonwealth.

69B(2)  
For the purposes of section 69A, the Commonwealth is taken to be a party to the proceeding referred to in subsection (1) of this section.




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