Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997 No 76
81 Amendments and irregularities
(1) The Tribunal may, in any proceedings before it, make any
amendments to the proceedings that the Tribunal considers to be necessary in
the interests of justice.
(2) Any such amendment may be made:
(a) at any stage of the proceedings (including the commencement or
purported commencement of proceedings), and
(b) on such terms as the Tribunal thinks fit (including, if it can
award costs in the proceedings, terms as to costs).
(3) If this Act, the regulations or a rule of the Tribunal is not
complied with in relation to the commencement (or purported commencement) of
proceedings or conduct of proceedings before the Tribunal, the failure to
comply is to be treated as an irregularity and does not nullify the
proceedings, any step taken in the proceedings or any decision in the
(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), the Tribunal may wholly or
partly set aside the proceedings, a step taken in the proceedings, or a
decision in the proceedings.