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Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment (Review of Decisions) Bill 2004
Schedule 1 —Amendment of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

1 Subsection 27(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Where this Act or any other enactment (other than the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 ) provides that an application may be made to the Tribunal for a review of a decision, the application may be made:

                     (a)  by or on behalf of any person or persons (including the Commonwealth or an authority of the Commonwealth) whose interests are affected by the decision; or

                     (b)  by a member of Parliament.

2 After subsection 27(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b):

member of Parliament means a member of:

                     (a)  the Parliament of the Commonwealth: or

                     (b)  the Parliament of a State; or

                     (c)  the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory; or

                     (d)  the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory.