Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) No 86a
158 Appeals against decisions of Committee [NSW]
(1) If a complaint about a registered health practitioner or student
is referred to a Committee, the practitioner or student or the complainant,
may appeal against any of the following to the Tribunal for the health
(a) a finding of the Committee;
(b) the exercise of a power by the Committee under Subdivision 3 of
(c) the exercise by the Chairperson or a Deputy Chairperson of the
Tribunal of a power under that Subdivision.
(2) The appeal is to be dealt with by way of rehearing and fresh
evidence, or evidence in addition to or in substitution for the evidence
received at the inquiry, may be given.
(3) The Tribunal may—
(a) dismiss the appeal; or
(b) make any finding or exercise any power the Tribunal could have
made or exercised if the complaint had been originally referred to the
(4) An appeal under this section does not affect any finding or
exercise of power with respect to which it has been made until the Tribunal
makes an order on the appeal.