How do I contact QCAT?
Calls that are not urgent will be directed to contact 1300 753 228 at 8.30am on Monday, or to send an email to QCAT. You can contact us via email at [email protected]
What is the role of NCAT consumer and commercial division?
NCAT’s Consumer and Commercial Division resolves a wide range of everyday disputes such as tenancy and other residential disputes, and consumer claims.
What is the QCAT court?
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) is an independent, accessible tribunal that efficiently resolves disputes on a range of matters.
Does QCAT cost money?
The fee to apply for a QCAT proceeding to be reopened is the same amount as the current fee payable for the original application or referral that started the proceeding. In cases where there is no fee payable for the original application or referral, the fee to reopen the proceeding is generally $352.00.
What is the difference between tribunal and court?
While tribunals are formed to deal with specific matters, courts deal with all types of cases. The tribunal can be a party to the dispute, whereas a court cannot be a party to the dispute. The court is presided over by the judge, panel of judges, i.e. jury, or magistrate.
What can QCAT do?
QCAT is an independent tribunal that resolves disputes in a manner that is accessible, quick and inexpensive. The tribunal’s purpose is to provide a quick, inexpensive avenue to resolve disputes between parties and make decisions.
How do I lodge a complaint with NCAT?
All complaints must be in writing using the NCAT Complaint Form [PDF, 63kB] available on the NCAT website, and submitted by email to [email protected] or by post to Principal Registry, Civil and Administrative Tribunal of NSW, PO Box K1026, Haymarket NSW 2000.
How do I file a NCAT document?
Submissions and evidence and other secondary material should be lodged by post or delivered personally to an NCAT Registry and placed in the box provided. Applications, submissions and evidence can be lodged by email ([email protected]), post or at an NCAT Registry.
What is a QCAT information notice?
The notice provides important information such as the time, date and location of your QCAT hearing. If you do not attend your hearing, the matter may be heard and decided in your absence.
Can I take a lawyer to QCAT?
All parties involved in a matter before QCAT must represent themselves. Whether you are represented or not you can still seek legal advice about your rights. QCAT registry staff cannot give you legal advice and are not involved in the decision-making of the Tribunal.
How do I submit QCAT?
Lodge an application: in person at the QCAT Brisbane registry office or your nearest Magistrates Court. by mail….Preparing your application
- read the instructions carefully.
- answer all relevant questions and provide as much information as possible.
- include the contact details of all parties.
- provide all pages of the form.
Is tribunal quasi judicial?
Whereas, Tribunals are the quasi-judicial bodies established to adjudicate disputes related to specified matters which exercise the jurisdiction according to the Statute establishing them. 7 Tribunals are cheaper (cost effective) than Courts but their constitution and functions are different from the Courts.
What is the Tribunal for consumer claims?
The Tribunal for Consumer Claims established under section 85, Part XII of The Consumer Protection Act 1999 [Act 599]. The Tribunal operates under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.
What is consumer redress Tribunal?
The Tribunal operates under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs. To provide an alternative forum to civil courts for consumers to claim redress in respect of any goods and services purchased in a convenience, fast manner and at a minimal cost.
What are the main functions of Consumer Courts?
To provide an alternative forum to civil courts for consumers to claim redress in respect of any goods and services purchased in a convenience, fast manner and at a minimal cost. To hear and determine claims in an independent and just manner. .
What does the consumer and commercial division deal with?
The Consumer and Commercial Division deals with the following case types. A list of application forms used in the Consumer and Commercial Division. Fees and charges for the filing of applications and other services.