Tobacco and E-Cigarette Products Act
Reviews of decisions made by the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.
From 14 December 2017, SACAT will have a review jurisdiction under the . This will enable reviews of certain decisions made by the Minister for Health and Wellbeing or Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse made under the Tobacco and E-Cigarette Products Act 1997.
Types of Decisions that can be reviewed by SACAT
SACAT can review the following decisions made by the Minister:
- Decisions to grant or refuse a licence to sell tobacco
- Decisions to renew or refuse to renew a licence to sell tobacco
- Decisions to fix conditions of a licence to sell tobacco
- Decisions to vary conditions of a licence to sell tobacco
Applications of this kind will be handled by SACAT’s Administrative and Disciplinary Stream.
Generally, an application for review of a decision must be lodged:
- Within 1 month from the date the decision was issued
- In special circumstances, the Tribunal may permit you to make an application after this time
Before applying to SACAT for a review of a Minister for Health and Wellbeing decision, you must:
- Have a copy of the decision which you want to challenge – you should include this with your application.
- Ensure you are ready to pay the required fee for making an application.
How to apply:
Click here to start an online application. Please use the following as a guide on how to start your application.
If you have any further questions or you would like a staff member from SACAT to assist you to complete the application over the telephone please call SACAT on 1800 723 767 (menu option 4 then option 5 - for reviews of Government Decisions).
Attach a copy of the decision you are seeking to review:
You must upload a copy of the decision you are seeking to review when completing your on-line application, or you can email the decision to SACAT at firstname.lastname@example.org , or post the decision to SACAT at GPO Box 2361 Adelaide SA 5001. Please quote your tracking code or file number when sending any correspondence to SACAT.
There is a filing fee applicable for this type of application. Payment can be made on-line by credit card at the time of completing the on-line form, or by using one of the other options outlined in the payment section of the on-line form.
Click here to see a list of current fees and information about payment methods and fee waiver options.
Organisations that may be able to assist you:
- Legal Services Commission - http://www.lsc.sa.gov.au/