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Who is a judicial officer?

A judicial officer as defined in the Judicial Officers Act 1986 is —

  • a judge or associate judge of the Supreme Court
  • a member (including a judicial member) of the Industrial Relations Commission
  • a judge of the Land and Environment Court
  • a judge of the District Court
  • a magistrate
  • the president of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal.

The definition of judicial officer includes acting appointments to a judicial office, but does not include arbitrators, registrars, chamber registrars, assessors, members of tribunals, legal representatives, retired judicial officers or federal judicial officers.

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