Local Court

Practice Notes 

Practice Note

Title 

Attachments

Notes

Criminal Crim 1 [PDF 572kb] [DOC 375kb] 

Case management of criminal proceedings in the Local Court

A - Notice of appearance [PDF 177kb] [DOC 40kb]

B - Listing advice [PDF 287kb] [DOC 50kb]

C - Application to vacate a hearing [PDF 287kb] [DOC 82kb]

D - Application to Give Evidence Via AVL [PDF 142kb] [DOC 43kb]

This Practice Note consolidates and replaces a number of practice notes in the criminal jurisdiction. Issued 24 April 2012 Commences 1 May 2012

Amended: 23 June 2017

Domestic Violence Matters
2/2012 [PDF 101kb] [DOC 131kb]

Domestic and Personal Violence Proceedings

Timetable for Statements [PDF 22kb] [DOC 35kb]

Issued 24 April 2012. Commences 1 May 2012.

Committal Proceedings Comm 1 [PDF 277kb] [DOC 150kb]

Procedures to be adopted for committal hearings in the Local Court. 

(Now applies only to offences commenced prior to the 30 April 2018)

Summary of processes of criminal matters in the Local Court [PDF 47kb] [DOC 29kb]

This Practice Note consolidates and replaces a number of practice notes in relation to committal proceedings following the repeal of the Criminal Case Conferencing Trial Act 2008. Issued 24 April 2012. Commences 1 May 2012. and only applies to offences commenced prior to the 30 April 2018

Amended: 23 June 2017

​Committal Proceedings Comm 2 
[PDF 391 KB]
[DOC 226KB]
Procedures to be adopted for committal hearings in the Local Court

(Applies to offences commenced on or after the 30 April 2018) 
​Progress of Committal Proceedings through the Local Court. 
[PDF 145 KB] 
​This Practice Note relates all relevant offences for comittal commence on or after 30 April 2018. 
Issued: 14 March 2018
Commences on 30 April 2018.

Civil
Civ 1 [PDF 311kb]​ [DOC 293kb]​

Consolidated Civil Procedure

A - General Division Standard Directions [PDF 119kb] [DOC 37kb]

B - Civil Listing Advice [PDF 66kb] [DOC 31kb]

C - Application for Witness to Give evidence via Audio Visual Link Facilities [PDF 142kb] [DOC 43kb]

D - Pre-Trial Review Sheet [PDF 61kb] [DOC 20kb]

E - Small Claims Division Case Management[PDF 7KB] [DOC 22KB]

This Practice Note consolidates and replaces a number practice notes in the civil jurisdiction.
Issued: 23/3/11

Amended: 23 June 2017

​Online Court 1 of 2015

[PDF 17kb]

[DOC 25Kb]

 

​Online Court (civil claims)

Approved Lists

[PDF 17Kb]

[DOC 155kb]

​Issued 25/9/2015 Commences 1/10/2015

Updated 30/9/2016

General
1/2004
[PDF 17kb] [DOC 25kb]

Form of address in court

 

Issued: 1/4/2004
Reissued pursuant to section 27 Local Court Act 2007

1/2008
[PDF 75kb] [DOC 105kb]

Identity theft prevention and anonymisation policy

 

Commenced: 7/4/2008
Reissued pursuant to section 27 Local Court Act 2007

1/2013
[PDF 26kb]
[DOC 29kb]

Recording of court proceedings

Form of Application by Media Representative [PDF 53kb] [DOC 121kb]

Issued: 19/7/2013 Supersedes PN 2 of 2008

Coroner's Practice Note 1 of 2018
[PDF]

 

 

 

​Coroner's Practice Note 2 of 2018
[PDF]

For enquiries about Practice Notes, including revoked Practice Notes, please contact the Chief Magistrate's Office on (02) 9287 7588.

 

 

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