Flashcards in Comparison of the way the Courts and VCAT operate Deck (8)
Both involve an application fee and documents to be filed (writ/application form), although fees differ between VCAT and the courts
Both engage independent third parties who hear the case and make a determination
Both can refer a case to mediation in an attempt to resolve it before a hearing
Both are binding
There is one VCAT with different lists and no hierarchy.
VCAT is much cheaper
VCAT decisions must be certified in the Magistrates' Court before it can be enforced