How do I lodge an application for a review?
Applications must be lodged with the Local Court within 28 working days of receiving the decision from the Screening Authority.
For more information on the Local Court processes and locations contact www.nt.gov.au/justice/ntmc/local_court
What happens next?
The Local Court will carry out the review as a new hearing and can look at material not seen before by the Screening Authority.
The Local Court can:
Confirm the Screening Authority’s decision
Vary the decision
Set the decision aside
Set the decision aside and replace it with the Court’s own decision.
The Local Court can also make any decisions about the costs of the review proceedings.
If refused a Clearance Notice you may wish to seek independent legal advice before proceeding with any appeal.
For more information contact:
The Local Court at www.nt.gov.au/justice/ntmc/local_court
SAFE NT Email: email@example.com
Phone: 1800 723 368
Postal Address: Manager, SAFE NT, PO Box 39764 WINNELLIE NT 0821
Street Address: 77 Smith Street, DARWIN