Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART II - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS TRIBUNAL  

Division 2 - Members of Tribunal  

SECTION 7   QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT  

President

7(1)  


A person must not be appointed as the President unless the person is a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia. Deputy President

7(2)  


A person must not be appointed as a Deputy President unless the person:

(a)  

is a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1); or

(b)  

is enrolled as a legal practitioner (however described) of the High Court or the Supreme Court of a State or Territory and has been so enrolled for at least 5 years; or

(c)  in the opinion of the Governor-General, has special knowledge or skills relevant to the duties of a Deputy President.

Senior members and other members

7(3)  
A person must not be appointed as a senior member or other member unless the person:

(a)  is enrolled as a legal practitioner (however described) of the High Court or the Supreme Court of a State or Territory and has been so enrolled for at least 5 years; or

(b)  in the opinion of the Governor-General, has special knowledge or skills relevant to the duties of a senior member or member.




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