NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)

Procedural Directions and Guidelines

Procedural Directions provide more information on specific issues and complement existing NCAT Legislation and Rules. Guidelines provide guidance to parties on specific divisional issues that may arise during proceedings.  

Procedural Directions

The following Procedural Directions apply to proceedings in all NCAT Divisions.

Procedural Direction PDF size
Procedural Direction 1 - Service and Giving Notice46kB
Procedural Direction 2 - Summonses62kB
Procedural Direction 3 - Expert Evidence50kB
Procedural Direction 4 - Registrars' Powers Directions
39kB
Procedural Direction 5 - Acceptance of Home Building claims
33kB

Registrars' Powers Directions​

Guidelines

Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division

The following Guidelines apply to proceedings in NCAT's Administrative and Equal Opportunity Division.

GuidelinePDF size
Adjournments
66kB​
Confidentiality, privacy and publication
​58​kB
Costs
​56kB
Resolution processes
​61​​kB
Representatives - Guardian ad litem (GAL)
54kB

Consumer and Commercial Division

The following Guidelines apply to proceedings in NCAT's Consumer and Commercial Division.

GuidelinePDF size
Adjournments
​55kB
Conciliation and hearing by the same Member
​49kB
​Confidentiality, privacy and publication
​54kB
Costs
​53kB
Home Building applications
​63kB
​Online applications
​49kB
Representation​64kB
​Representatives - Guardian ad litem (GAL)
​60kB
Use of electronic evidence in Tribunal proceedings
​50kB

Guardianship Division

The following Guidelines apply to proceedings in NCAT's Guardianship Division.

GuidelinePDF size
Adjournments
​74kB
​Confidentiality, privacy and publication
​63kB
​​Costs
​​76kB
Representation
89kB

Occupational Division

The following Guidelines apply to proceedings in NCAT's Occupational Division.

GuidelinePDF size
Adjournments
66​kB
Confidentiality, privacy and publication
​58​kB
Costs
​​63kB
Health Professionals Registration Appeals
​​60kB
​​Professional Discipline matters
​90kB
Representatives - Guardian ad litem (GAL)
​54kB
Resolution processes
​61​​kB

Internal Appeals

The following Guideline applies to NCAT Internal Appeal proceedings.

Guideline​PDF size
Internal Appeals​218kB