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Publication date: Friday, 31 May 2019
The Department of Justice is conducting a review of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013, which established the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), to find out how well it is working, and to look at reforms that could strengthen access to justice for people in NSW.
The department invites interested individuals and organisations to give their feedback about the effectiveness of NCAT and to suggest ideas that promote increased access to justice.
Submissions can be made on any issue relating to the operation of NCAT, however questions to consider might include:
For more information about the review and how to make a submission, visit the statutory reviews page on the department's website.
NCAT was established by the NSW Government in 2014 to provide a simple, quick, and effective process for resolving disputes and reviewing administrative action. It has broad powers to deal with a wide range of civil disputes, including tenancy and strata, administrative review of government decisions, discrimination, guardianship, and professional disciplinary matters.
For more information about NCAT, visit www.ncat.nsw.gov.au.
Above: The Department of Justice is calling for submissions to the review of the Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 by 10 July 2019.