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The Tribunals Unit of the Ministry of Justice provides administrative and registry support services to 28 tribunals, authorities and committees. It also provides other specialist services, including committee servicing and judicial support.
Tribunals, authorities and committees supported by the Ministry of Justice are expert forums for hearing and resolving disputes over facts and/or law.
Each body is established by legislation and the same legislation sets out its functions, powers and the extent of its authority, or jurisdiction.
The types of issues these bodies consider are extensive, for example:
- disputes between individuals over a cost or service
- complaints about the conduct of regulated professionals or departments
- occupational licensing issues
- tax and duty disputes
- land valuation disputes.
Note: The Waitangi Tribunal is not supported by the Tribunals Unit. It has its own business unit to provide all the services it needs to operate.
Abortion Supervisory Committee
Accident Compensation Appeal Authority
Accident Compensation Appeals District Court Registry
Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority
Birdlings Flat Land Title Commissioner
Criminal Justice Assistance Reimbursement Scheme
Customs Appeal Authority
Human Rights Review Tribunal
Immigration Advisers Complaints and Disciplinary Tribunal
Immigration and Protection Tribunal
International Education Appeal Authority
Land Valuation Tribunal
Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal
Legal Aid Tribunal
Legal Complaints Review Officer
Licensing Authority of Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers
Motor Vehicle Disputes Tribunal
Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority
Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal
Social Security Appeal Authority
Student Allowance Appeal Authority
Taxation Review Authority
Trans-Tasman Occupations Tribunal
Victims' Special Claims Tribunal
Weathertight Homes Tribunal