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Terms you should know 

Information for Abo​​riginal people

​​​​NCAT - stands for 'NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal'.  NCAT is a place that helps people sort out their disputes.

Conciliation - a meeting with the other person to try to work out your own agreement before the hearing.

Evidence - something given to NCAT to prove or disprove a point.

Hearing - where evidence is heard from all people involved in the matter and a decision is made.

Orders - a legally binding NCAT decision.  It requires a person or business to do something like pay money or replace something.

Notice of hearing - a letter sent by NCAT telling the people where and when the hearing will happen.

Tribunal Member - the person who will make a decision about the problem.

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