CAT Rules, Policies and Guides
Rules of Practice
These Rules outline how the Condominium Authority Tribunal operates, and what you need to know when you are involved in a dispute.
The CAT’s current Rules of Practice came into force on January 1, 2022 after being revised.
The CAT has also developed a new Practice Direction to provide more clarity about how it will approach ordering costs.
Guide to Effective Negotiation
Provides best practices and explains advantages of solving disputes through Stage 1 – Negotiations.
Guide to Confidentiality.
Provides an overview of what is and is not confidential in a CAT case.
Guide to Respondents and Intervenors
Provides information on identifying respondents and intervenors in a case.
CAT-ODR System Guides
Filing an Application
Provides instructions for filing a new application with the CAT.
Delivering CAT Notices
Provides instructions for downloading CAT Notices and delivering
them to the others.
Joining a CAT Case
Provides instructions for how Respondents and Intervenors can join
CAT cases online.
Stage 1 – Negotiation
User guide for using the CAT-ODR system during Stage 1 – Negotiation.
Stage 2 – Mediation
User guide for using the CAT-ODR system during Stage 2 – Mediation.
Stage 3 – Tribunal Decision
User guide for using the CAT-ODR system in Stage 3 – Tribunal Decision.
CAT’s Representatives Guide
Provides an overview on how representatives can file, join, and participate in cases.
The CAT has developed a comprehensive Ethical Framework and Code of Conduct to guide the conduct of its members: