Statutory Notices

1.14 The types of statutory notices and related notices, and the principal references to them in CLR 2015 and CR 2020 are set out in Table 1, below.
Table 1: Summary of statutory and related notices
Notice Description Regulation reference
Warning Notice Gives the recipient details about action that the RA proposes to take and about the right to make representations. Section 47, CLR 2015
Section 251, CR 2020
Decision Notice Gives the recipient details about action that the RA has decided to take. The RA may also give a further decision notice if the recipient of the original decision notice consents. Section 48, CLR 2015
Section 252, CR 2020
Notice of Discontinuance Identifies proceedings set out in a warning notice or decision notice and which are not being taken or are being discontinued. Section 49, CLR 2015
Section 253, CR 2020
Final Notice Sets out the terms of the action that the RA is taking. Section 50, CLR 2015
Section 255, CR 2020
Supervisory Notice Gives the recipient details about action that the RA has taken or proposes to take, for example, to vary a condition. Sections 19(4), 19(7), 19(8)(b) and 54(13) CLR 2015
1.15 In the Manual the supervisory notice about a matter first given to the recipient is referred to as the “first supervisory notice” and the supervisory notice given after consideration of any representations is referred to as the “second supervisory notice”.
1.16 The requirement in subsection 54(5) of CLR 2015 and in section 258 of CR 2020 to publish a statement of procedure for the giving of notices does not extend to the giving of a notice of discontinuance or a final notice. Neither of these notices is a statutory notice for the purposes of the Manual; nor is the decision to give such a notice a statutory notice associated decision.
1.17 For a list of actions that require the issuance of a warning or decision notice, please refer to Annex 1.
1.18 For a list of actions that require the issuance of a supervisory notice, please refer to Annex 2.