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If you do not agree with a classification decision of the Classification Board, you can apply for a review by the Classification Review Board.
You can apply for review if you are:
Generally, you must apply for a review within 30 days of receiving notice of the classification decision.
Applications will be processed when we receive payment.
Payments are made online in the Classification Portal or by direct debit. Application forms include direct debit details.
Application forms and fees can be submitted via the Classification Portal. You must submit the correct documentation, content and fee. Any omissions will delay the application.
Applications are checked to ensure they are complete and valid. The secretariat of the Classification Review Board will contact you and other interested parties to make submissions to the review.
It may take up to 20 days for the decision to be reviewed; this time may be extended to 40 days in some cases.
Processing time does not include the time it takes to arrange a meeting of the Classification Review Board. We will advise you of the meeting date and time once we arrange it.
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