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  • 12 Government, Administration and Justice
  • Administrative Law – Challenging Government Decisions
  • Tasmanian Review Processes
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Tasmanian Review Processes

A brief overview of the main Tasmanian review processes

A merits review before the Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) (hereinafter ‘AAD) must follow the procedures set out by the court. Upon a successful application, the matter will be heard by a magistrate. If the magistrate reverses or confirms the decision, it can be said that the ...

Supreme Court of Tasmania

There is a right of review to the Supreme Court from the Magistrates’ Court if the appeal  has to do with a question of law (s 47, MC (AAD)). This falls outside the scope of administrative law, as deicisions of lower courts are not considered to be administrative decisions. However, the AAD may i...

Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) Review

The Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) (hereinafter ‘the AAD’), was created in 2002 to consolidate various powers and rights of review or appeal to a magistrate, from 50 or so Acts. The Magistrates Court (Administrative Appeals Division) Act 2001 is the Act under which the new sc...

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