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

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.

Amended: 23 June 2017

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

 

 

 


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