(1) The Tribunal must pursue the objective of carrying out its functions in a fair, just, economical, informal and prompt way.
Concerns of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders
(2) The Tribunal, in carrying out its functions, may take account of the cultural and customary concerns of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders, but not so as to prejudice unduly any party to any proceedings that may be involved.
Tribunal not bound by technicalities etc.
(3) The Tribunal, in carrying out its functions, is not bound by technicalities, legal forms or rules of evidence.