Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

PART IV - REVIEWS BY THE TRIBUNAL OF DECISIONS  

Division 5 - Procedural powers of Tribunal  

SECTION 42B   POWER OF TRIBUNAL IF A PROCEEDING IS FRIVOLOUS, VEXATIOUS ETC.  

42B(1)  
The Tribunal may dismiss an application for the review of a decision, at any stage of the proceeding, if the Tribunal is satisfied that the application:


(a) is frivolous, vexatious, misconceived or lacking in substance; or


(b) has no reasonable prospect of success; or


(c) is otherwise an abuse of the process of the Tribunal.

42B(2)  
If the Tribunal dismisses an application under subsection (1), it may, on application by a party to the proceeding, give a written direction that the person who made the application must not, without leave of the Tribunal, make a subsequent application to the Tribunal of a kind or kinds specified in the direction.

42B(3)  
The direction has effect despite any other provision of this Act or any other Act.


 

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