SA Civil & Administrative Tribunal starts 30 March 2015

From 30 March 2015 the responsibilities of the Guardianship Board of SA will be taken on by the new SA Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT).  Applications which have been made to the Guardianship Board for orders or decisions will go to  the ‘Community Stream’  of SACAT.  The Tribunal will have the power to make orders and decisions which are currently made by the Guardianship Board under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993, the Mental Health Act 2009, the Advance Care Directives Act 2013 and the Consent to Medical treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995.

The Tribunal will also have other areas of responsibility. More information is available on the SACAT website:  http://www.sacat.sa.gov.au/