Announcement - 30 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).
The purpose of the review is 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 NSW Justice statutory reviews page.
Submission close on 10 July 2019.
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.