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SAET legislation and legal documents

SAET Act

SAET is established by the South Australian Employment Tribunal Act 2014 (the SAET Act) and prescribes how certain aspects of SAET is to operate including:

  • establishment
  • membership
  • jurisdiction
  • principles, powers and procedures
  • review and appeals
  • staff
  • miscellaneous

The Minister for Industrial Relations is the responsible Minister for the SAET Act.

SAET Regulations

South Australian Employment Tribunal Regulations 2015
South Australian Employment Tribunal (Criminal Jurisdiction of Court) Regulations 2017

SAET Rules

Rules of the Tribunal may be made by the President and a Deputy President of the Tribunal after consultation with the Minister.

The current SAET Rules cover a range of issues, including matters of practice and procedure in proceedings before the Tribunal and the manner of presenting documents and information by the parties.

South Australian Employment Tribunal Rules 2017

SAET Practice directions

The President, in consultation with the Deputy Presidents, may issue Practice Directions in relation to the operation of the rules, and may from time to time rescind or amend any such Practice Direction.

The SAET Practice Directions provide guidance on many different types of applications and processes managed in the Tribunal.

Practice Directions 2015

Conferring legislation

Act Regulations
Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987 Construction Industry Long Service Leave Regulations 2003
Dust Diseases Act 2005 Dust Diseases Regulations 2006
Education Act 1972 Education Regulations 2012
Equal Opportunity Act 1984
Fair Work Act 1994 Fair Work (General) Regulations 2009

Fair Work (Clothing Outworker Code of Practice) Regulations 2007

Fair Work (Representation) Regulations 2009

Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 Fire and Emergency Services Regulations 2005
Industrial Referral Agreements Act 1986
Long Service Leave Act 1987 Long Service Leave Regulations 2002
Police Act 1998 Police Regulations 2014
Public Sector Act 2009 Public Sector Regulations 2010
Return to Work Act 2014 Return to Work Regulations 2015
Technical and Further Education Act 1975 Technical and Further Education Regulations 1999
Training and Skills Development Act 2008 Training and Skills Development Regulations 2008
Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012

The complete library of South Australian legislation is available at www.legislation.sa.gov.au.