Human Rights Amendment Act 2001

18 New section 105 substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing section 105, and substituting the following section:

    105 Substantial merits
    • (1) The Tribunal must act according to the substantial merits of the case, without regard to technicalities.

      (2) In exercising its powers and functions, the Tribunal must act—

      • (a) in accordance with the principles of natural justice; and

      • (b) in a manner that is fair and reasonable; and

      • (c) according to equity and good conscience.