SACAT hears and determines disciplinary actions against conveyancers under the Conveyancers Act 1994.

What can SACAT do?

Under the Act, SACAT is given the power to:

  • reprimand the person
  • impose a fine not exceeding $20,000
  • suspend, cancel or impose conditions on registration
  • disqualify a person from being registered as a conveyancer
  • prohibit a person from being employed or engaged in the business of a conveyancer
  • prohibit a person from being a director of a company that is a conveyancer.

Applying for disciplinary action

When applying to SACAT you must be in a position to:

  • Identify the provision(s) of legislation you rely on.
  • Advise the conduct said to justify the disciplinary findings identifying the relevant provision of legislation relied on.
  • Identify the facts, acts or omissions alleged to constitute the conduct that justifies the disciplinary finding.
  • Provide any supporting documents.
  • pay any applicable fee payable to make an application.

  1. Start an online application.
  2. In the keyword field in Step 2 type the word ‘conveyancer’ as shown below and then scroll down to select the correct application type.

If you are not sure if you have selected the correct application type you can hover over the ‘question mark’ on the right-hand side to see a brief description of the application you have selected.

There is a filing fee applicable for this type of application.

Payment can be made online by credit card at the time of completing the online form, or by using one of the other options outlined in the payment section of the application form.

Current fees and information about payment methods and fee waiver options

I need more help

If you have further questions call SACAT on 1800 723 767 (menu option 4 then option 7 - for disciplinary jurisdiction)

A staff member from SACAT can also help you complete your application over the phone.