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Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Rules 2008

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Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Rules 2008

    Version No. 004 Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

    Rules 2008

    S.R. No. 65/2008

    Version incorporating amendments as at 1 August 2010

    TABLE OF PROVISIONS Rule Page

    ORDER 1PRELIMINARY 1 1.01 Object 1 1.02 Authorising provisions 1 1.03 Commencement 1 1.04 Revocation 1 1.05 Definitions 2 1.06 Dispensing with compliance 2 ORDER 2TRIBUNAL DIVISIONS AND LISTS 3 PART 1DIVISIONS OF THE TRIBUNAL 3 2.01 Divisions 3 2.02 Division Head 3 PART 2DIVISION LISTS 3 2.03 Lists 3 2.04 List Heads 5 2.04A Assignment to cover short term absences 5 PART 3WORKING ARRANGEMENTS 6 2.05 Entry of proceeding in list 6 2.06 Principal registrar may allocate proceedings to and transfer

    proceedings from lists 7 2.07 Assignment of members 7

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    Rule Page ORDER 3REVIEW JURISDICTION 9 3.01 Form of application for order that statement of reasons be

    given for decision liable to review 9 3.02 Functions under section 47(1) of the Act to be exercised in

    general list of administrative division 9 3.03 Number of copies of documents to be lodged 9 ORDER 4GENERAL PROCEDURE 10 4.01 Provisions of Order to be subject to Orders 5 and 6 10 4.02 Appointment of litigation guardian for a child 10 4.03 Form of application 10 4.04 Form of referral 11 4.05 Lodgement of application or referral 11 4.06 Lodgement of other documents by electronic transmission 11 4.07 Notification of commencement 12 4.08 Address for service of documents 12 4.09 Counterclaim 12 4.10 Direction to submit to medical or other examination 13 4.11 Notice of compulsory conference 13 4.12 Notice of mediation 13 4.13 Notice of hearing 13 4.14 Form of witness summons 14 4.15 Service of witness summons 14 4.16 Refusal to issue witness summons 14 4.17 Authentication of order 14 4.18 Application for correction of order 15 4.19 Re-opening an order 15 4.20 Extension or abridgment of time 15 4.21 Form of warrant of arrest 15 4.22 Form of warrant of committal 15 4.23 Alternative method of service of documents on party 16 4.24 Form of register of proceedings and matters to be contained

    therein 16 4.25 Classes of persons disqualified from being a professional

    advocate 16 4.26 Principal registrar's powers in relation to adjournment and

    withdrawal of a proceeding 18 ORDER 5ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION 19 PART 1LAND VALUATION LIST 19 5.01 Tribunal may direct disclosure of valuation evidence 19

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    Rule Page PART 2OCCUPATIONAL AND BUSINESS REGULATION

    LIST 20 5.02 Form of application 20 5.03 Constitution of Tribunal in proceedings 20 PART 3PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT LIST 22 5.04 Time within which statement of grounds must be lodged in

    case of proceeding under planning enactment 22 5.05 Applications to the planning and environment list 22 5.06 Referral of disputessection 39(1) of the Planning and

    Environment Act 1987 23 5.07 Matters to be contained in notice given or published under

    section 83B of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 23 5.08 Additional requirement if document is served electronically 24 5.09 Prompt final hearing procedure 25 ORDER 6CIVIL DIVISION AND HUMAN RIGHTS DIVISION 26 PART 1ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LIST 26 6.01 Definition of complaint 26 6.02 Notifications 26 6.03 Interlocutory applications 27 6.04 Additional functions of principal registrar 28 6.05 Rule 4.04 not to apply to proceedings under Equal

    Opportunity Act 1995 or the Racial and Religious

    Tolerance Act 2001 29 6.06 Jurisdictional hearings and functions under section 156

    of the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 29 PART 2CIVIL CLAIMS LIST 29 6.07 Application of these Rules to this List 29 6.08 Re-opening on substantive grounds 29 6.09 Applications 30 6.10 Documents to accompany an application 31 6.11 Rejection of applications by principal registrar 32 PART 3CREDIT LIST 32 6.12 Notifications 32 6.13 Function of the principal registrar 32 PART 4DOMESTIC BUILDING LIST 32 6.14 Applications and dealings with applications 32 PART 5GUARDIANSHIP LIST 33 6.15 Service by principal registrar 33 6.16 Form of register of proceedings and matters contained therein 33

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    Rule Page PART 6REAL PROPERTY LIST 33 6.17 Form of claim in proceedings under the Water Act 1989 and

    the Water Industry Act 1994 33 6.18 Counterclaim 33 PART 7RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES LIST 34 6.19 Definition 34 6.20 Application of Part 34 6.21 Mode of service 34 6.22 Service prior to lodgement 34 6.23 Accompanying documents for electronic lodgement 34 6.24 Applications 35 6.25 Documents required to be included with certain applications 36 6.26 Particulars to be provided with certain applications 39 6.27 Additional particulars for certain applications 42 6.28 Documents and particulars required for certain applications 44 6.29 Form of notice under section 346 of the Residential

    Tenancies Act 1997 45 6.30 Warrant of possession 45 6.31 Withdrawal of proceedings 46 6.32 Re-opening an order 46 6.33 Review of certain determinations and orders 46 PART 8RETAIL TENANCIES LIST 47 6.34 Form of application 47 6.35 Counterclaims 47

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    SCHEDULES 48 SCHEDULE 1Allocation of Functions 48 PART 1ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION 48 1 General List 48 2 Land Valuation List 51