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Proceedings in Class 3 include:
Proceedings in Class 3 include various different types:
Valuation objections are usually heard by Commissioners, mostly persons with special knowledge and expertise in the valuation of land.
Compensation claims are usually heard by a Judge, but at times assisted by a Commissioner with special knowledge and expertise in valuation of land.
Other matters assigned to Class 3, such as Aboriginal land claims, are heard by a Judge, assisted by one or more Commissioners appointed with qualifications under s 12(2)(g) of the Land and Environment Court Act 1979 including in relation to land rights for Aboriginal people.
Practice and procedure in Class 3 matters can be found in:
In 2019, Class 3 proceedings constituted 7% of the Court’s finalised caseload.
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.