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A list of forms used in the New South Wales Local Court is included below.

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General forms

Form name                                            PDF form MS Word form
Statutory Declaration PDF 32kb  DOC 33kb
Written Notice of Pleading PDF 84kb DOC 46kb
Application for Transcript or Sound Recording PDF 85kb DOC 46kb
Notice to Fence PDF 18kb DOC 32kb
Report of Breach of Order - s32A Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990
PDF 71kb

DOC 48kb

Application for journalists to use a tape recorder during court proceedings
(Practice Note 2/2008) 
 
PDF 53kb DOC 121kb 
​Fee waiver formPDF 116kb DOC 268kb

Service and execution of Process Act forms

Form name

PDF 

form

MS Word
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Application for stay of proceedings - want of jurisdiction PDF 59kb DOC 48kb

Forms used in criminal cases

Forms to commence criminal proceedings

Form name                                  PDF form MS Word form
Court Attendance Notice - Adult PDF 40kb DOC 48kb
Court Attendance Notice - Juvenile PDF 57kb

DOC 48kb

Subpoena forms (criminal)

Form name                                PDF form MS Word form
Subpoena to Witness to Give Evidence PDF 31kb DOC 35kb
Subpoena to Witness for Production PDF 26kb DOC 40kb
Subpoena to Witness for Production and to Give Evidence PDF 35kb DOC 42kb

Bail forms

Form name                                 PDF form MS Word form
Application to be Acceptable Person - Security Agreement PDF 100kb DOC 46kb
Application to be Acceptable Person - Character Acknowledgment PDF 28kb DOC 31kb
Release Application / Grant of Bail PDF 26kb DOC 29kb
Review Application (Application for Court to review bail) PDF 13kb DOC 31kb
Review Application (For conditions reviewable by authorised justice) PDF 44kb DOC 33kb
Objection to Forfeiture Order PDF 38kb DOC 42kb
Application to Set Aide Bail Forfeiture Order PDF 68kb DOC 44kb

Forms used in civil cases

For all forms used in civil proceedings, go to the Uniform Civil Procedures Rules (UCPR) website.

Many civil forms can also be filed online via the Online Registry website.

Forms to make applications to the court

Form name                                  PDF form MS Word form
Application Notice to the Local Court - General PDF 25kb DOC 41kb
Application Notice - Order for Dividing Fence Work PDF 58kb DOC 43kb
Application Notice - Declaration as a Habitual Traffic Offender be quashed PDF 29kb DOC 31kb
Application Notice - Appeal against decision of RMS (Licence appeal) PDF 54kb DOC 43kb        

Forms used for case management

Form name (These Forms are attachments to Practice Notes please see also Practice Notes)                       PDF form MS Word form
Notice of Appearance (Attachment A Practice Note Crim 1) PDF 15kb DOC 32kb
Local Court Listing Advice PDF 27kb DOC 49kb
Application to vacate a hearing date (Attachment C Practice Note Crim 1) PDF 74kb DOC 99kb
Application for witness to give evidence via audio visual facilities (Attachment D Practice Note Crim 1) PDF 49kb DOC 39kb
Civil Listing advice (Attachment B, Practice Note Civ 1) PDF 28kb DOC 49kb
Pre-trial review sheet and (Attachment C Practice Note Civ 1) PDF 23kb DOC 30kb

Forms used for appeals

Form name                                PDF form MS Word form
Annulment Application PDF 84kb DOC 47kb
Notice of Appeal to the District Court  PDF 32kb            
Application for Leave to Appeal PDF 52kb DOC 33kb

Forms used for payment of fines

Form name                                PDF form MS Word form
Application for Time to Pay a court fine PDF 48kb DOC 35kb
Application to Pay Court Fine by Centrepay deductions (Must be in receipt of Centrelink benefit) - State Debt Recovery website.
           

Forms used for industrial disputes

Form name PDF form MS Word form
Listing Advice - Industrial Magistrate's Court  PDF 47kb
DOC 50kb
Notice of Appearance - Industrial Magistrate's Court                       PDF 29kb

DOC ​​​28kb

​​​Criminal jurisdiction

Form name                     ​           PDF form MS Word form
Subpoena for Production (criminal jurisdiction) PDF 26kb DOC 40kb
Subpoena to Give Evidence (criminal jurisdiction) PDF 31kb DOC 35kb
Subpoena to Give Evidence and Produce (criminal jurisdiction) PDF 43kb DOC 42kb
Application for Time to Pay a Court Imposed Fine PDF 39kb DOC 56kb
Certificate of Order (this form is produced by the registry upon application)          

​Civil jurisdiction

Form name                                PDF form MS Word form
Application for Recovery of Money PDF 47kb DOC 39kb
Notice of Appearance PDF 15kb DOC 32kb
Affidavit of Service (blank) PDF 38kb DOC 33kb
Notice of Motion PDF 18kb DOC 41kb
Notice of Discontinuance PDF 15kb DOC 32kb
Summons to Produce (civil jurisdiction) PDF 32kb DOC 34kb
Summons to Give Evidence (civil jurisdiction) PDF 32kb DOC 34kb
Summons to Give Evidence and Produce (civil jurisdiction) PDF 15kb DOC 34kb

 

 ​​Sample Forms   
Serving an Application where employer is a Person (Guide) PDF 34kb DOC 33kb
Serving an Application where employer is a Company (Guide) PDF 34kb DOC 33kb
Serving an Application where employer is a Business (Guide) PDF 36kb DOC 31kb

 

 

 

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