Consent to medical treatment decisions made by SACAT (under the Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995) are subject to a review within SACAT by more senior members and judges.

You do not need permission to apply for Internal Review of decisions made under the Consent Act.

Types of decisions that can be reviewed

You can apply for internal review of a SACAT decision under Part 3A of the Act.

Who can apply?

An application can be made for review of a SACAT decision by:

  • the applicant in proceedings before the Tribunal
  • he person that the application is about
  • the Public Advocate
  • any person who presented evidence or material or made submissions to SACAT in the matter
  • any other person who satisfies SACAT of a proper interest in the matter