About the Tribunal

The Tribunal is made up of a chairperson appointed by the Governor-General and 2 members who must be a District Court Judge or a barrister or solicitor of the High Court with at least 7 years' experience. The chairperson can choose a member of the Australian Tribunal to sit at the hearing.


The Tribunal was set up under the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997(external link)

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