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7.2.6 Appeals to Federal Court & references of questions of law


A party to a proceeding in relation to an AAT reviewable employer decision can appeal to the Federal Court on a question of law from any decision of the AAT in those proceedings.

Furthermore, a question of law arising in AAT employer proceedings can be referred to the Federal Court for decision.

Act reference: Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 Part IVA Appeals and references of questions of law to the Federal Court of Australia, section 44 Appeals to Federal Court of Australia from decisions of the Tribunal, section 45 Reference of questions of law to Federal Court of Australia

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