Local Court New South Wales

Practice Notes

Case management of criminal proceedings in the Local Court

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

Amended: 18 December 2020

Attachments:

Domestic and Personal Violence Proceedings

Issued 24 April 2012. Commences 1 May 2012.

Attachments:

Specialist Family Violence List

Commences 25 September 2023.

Procedures to be adopted for committal hearings in the Local Court – prior

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

Attachments:

Procedures to be adopted for committal hearings in the Local Court

This Practice Note relates to all relevant offences for committal proceedings commenced on or after 30 April 2018.

Issued: 14 March 2018

Attachments:

This Practice Note will apply to committal proceedings relating to offences commenced on or after 9 January 2023

For matters commenced before 9 January 2023, the previous Practice Note (Practice Note: Committal Proceedings Comm 2) applies. 

Civil Procedure

This version of the Practice Note was published on, and is to have effect from, 25 June 2022. Please Note: the below attachments relate only to the current Practice Note Civ 1 (25 June 2022)

Attachments to the current Practice Note:

For matters commenced on or before 24 June 2022, the previous Practice Note (amended 24 May 2019) applies.


Online Court (civil claims)

Forms a part of the Consolidated Civil Practice Note Civ 1 (Above) from 15 March 2019. Please refer to Part I of the Practice Note.

Practice Note: Online Court 1 of 2015 – Please see Part I of PN Civ 1.

Form of address in court

Reissued pursuant to section 27 Local Court Act 2007. Issued 1 April 2004.

Identity theft prevention and anonymisation policy

Reissued pursuant to section 27 Local Court Act 2007. Commenced 7 April 2008.

Recording of court proceedings

Supersedes PN 2 of 2008. Issued 19 July 2013.

Attachments:

Coroner's Practice Note

Circulars

For enquiries about Practice Notes, including revoked Practice Notes, please contact the Chief Magistrate's Office at cmo@justice.nsw.gov.au

Last updated:

08 Sep 2023

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