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If you need to file documents or forms for the Dust Diseases Tribunal, you may be eligible to do so online.
You can also file documents by post or in person at the Tribunal Registry.
*General Form (UCPR Form 1)
Any party that is currently able to file a form in the Dust Diseases Tribunal can file these forms online provided they have registered an account with the Online Registry.
To begin online filing, you need to register an account with the NSW Courts and Tribunals Online Registry.
This will enable the Tribunal to verify your identity and provide a secure online service.
Note: There are different steps for registration, depending on your role (applicant, legal representative). It is important that you register correctly, see: File online FAQs for how to register an account with the Online Registry.
Once you have registered, you can use your Online Registry account to login and start a case. The new online forms are listed on the right side of the Online Registry website. Alternatively, you can use this quick link to Start a new form.
The process is as follows:
Note: If resuming a saved form on any of the following forms, you can use this link: Resume a saved form.
Once you have registered, you can use your Online Registry account login to respond to a case online. The process is as follows:
Once a case has been opened, case management functions, such as filing notice of appearance or notifying the Tribunal of a change in solicitor can be completed through the Online Registry.
The process is as follows:
In accordance with rule 3.5 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005, a person who has filed a document by uploading it to Online Registry is "taken to have agreed that, if the court so requires, he or she will file the original document in accordance with the court's directions."
If a document has been filed using Online Registry, the original document is only required to be provided if specifically directed by the Tribunal.
Pursuant to rule 3.5(9), the original signed copy of a document filed by uploading it to the Online Registry is required to be kept until the later of the following:
Documents with signatures
If the document to be filed using Online Registry contains a signature or is required to contain a signature, rule 3.5(6) requires that the document uploaded must be a scanned copy that includes a clear, legible copy of the signature of the person who signed the document.
For more information on how to file online and frequently asked questions, please refer to File Online FAQs
15 May 2023
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