The Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal deals with matters related to the licensing and disciplining of real estate agents licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 to carry out real estate agency work.
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Complaints Assessment Committees make decisions about complaints referred to them by the Real Estate Agents Authority.
A committee can refer serious cases involving alleged misconduct to the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal by laying and prosecuting a charge before it.
A committee can also apply to the tribunal for a real estate agent’s (or a real estate agency’s) licence to be suspended until the charges have been heard.
You can appeal a decision of a committee. You need to file your appeal within 20 working days after the date of the committee’s decision.
Under exceptional circumstances the Tribunal may accept an appeal (including cross appeal) no later than 60 working days from the date notice was given. When you send in your application you must provide a letter which states what the exceptional circumstances are, on the basis of which your late appeal should be accepted by the Tribunal.
You can apply to the tribunal for a review of a decision of the Registrar of the Real Estate Agents Authority. You need to file your application within 20 working days after the date you were notified of the Registrar's decision.
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