Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 4th edition
Written by Australia’s leading authority on the work of the AAT, this book provides a detailed exposition of the jurisprudence of the AAT. The book constitutes a clear and comprehensive treatment of the organisation, its jurisdiction and its procedures and provides essential guidance to anyone who is applying to, or appearing before, the Tribunal.
In 2015 the significant step was taken of amalgamating the Migration Review Tribunal (MRT), the Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) and the Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) with the AAT. Persons who formerly applied to or practised before these tribunals now need to adapt their activities to the practice and procedure of the AAT.
This fourth edition of the book includes commentary on the legislative changes made to bring the MRT, RRT and SSAT within the AAT. It also notes and comments on the numerous decisions of the AAT and the Federal Court relating to the practice and procedure of the AAT and the amalgamated tribunals.
Written by Australia’s leading authority on the work of the AAT, this book provides a detailed exposition of the jurisprudence of the AAT. Administrative Appeals Tribunal constitutes a clear, comprehensive treatment of the organisation, its jurisdiction and its procedures and provides essential guidance to anyone who is applying to, or appearing before, the Tribunal.
The relevant sections of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 (Cth), Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulation 2015 and the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) are included as appendices in this book for ease of reference.
- extensively revised to incorporate amendments introduced by the Tribunals Amalgamation Act 2015 (Cth) which commenced on 1 July 2015.
- Is a comprehensive survey of the whole case law.
- Presents detailed information coherently and authoritatively.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1. Establishment and organisation
Chapter 2. Membership and organisation
Chapter 3. Jurisdiction of Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Chapter 4. Notification of review rights and reasons for decision of AAT
Chapter 5. Applicants for review: AAT
Chapter 6. Initiation of review
Chapter 7. Parties to review applications: AAT
Chapter 8. Procedure at Hearing: General Procedural Issues
Chapter 9. Procedure at Hearing: Evidentiary Matters
Chapter 10. Procedure at Hearing: Pre-Hearing and Special Procedures
Chapter 11. Procedure at Hearing: Form of Hearings
Chapter 12. Procedure at Hearing: Information Before ATT
Chapter 13. Procedure at Hearing: Hearing Before Tribunal
Chapter 14. Stay of Decision
Chapter 15. Powers of AAT on Review
Chapter 16. Powers after Hearing
Chapter 17. Decision of AAT
Chapter 18. Costs
Chapter 19. Appeals from AAT Decisions
Chapter 20. Miscellaneous Matters: AAT
Appendix 1. Extracts from Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
Appendix 2. Extracts from Administrative Appeals Tribunal Regulation 2015
Appendix 3. Extracts from Migration Act 1958