Forms and fees - Criminal jurisdiction


Forms

Forms used in this jurisdiction are included in the table below. Where there is no specific form available, refer to District Court Rules 1973 Part 47 Rule 2 s 2.

Fees                

Defendants generally do not have to pay court fees. Some fees may apply to appeals to the district court from local court summary offence matters. Where a fee applies, the court registrar may decide to waive, postpone, or refund a fee, if certain circumstances apply.

For more information, see the Criminal Procedure Regulation 2010, and s 307 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986.

These fees are effective from 1 July 2016 and are prescribed by Schedule 2 of the Criminal Procedure Regulation 2010.

Download a copy of the Guidelines for Waiver, Remission and Postponement of fees [PDF 46kb] [DOC 59kb]

Item number 

Matter for which the fee is payable

Fee

Filing an application to commence summary proceedings brought in the District Court, other than proceedings brought by the secretary of an industrial organisation of employees$1,813
5(a)

Filing a notice of appeal to the District Court under Part 3 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001, in relation to a single offence - Download a copy of the Notice of Appeal to the District Court [PDF 32kb] [DOC 81kb]

$113
5(b)

Filing a notice of appeal to the District Court under Part 3 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001, in relation to more than 1 offence arising from the same court appearance - Download a copy of the Notice of Appeal to the District Court [PDF 32kb] [DOC 81kb]​

$175
5(a)

Filing an application for leave to appeal, to the District Court under Part 3 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001, in relation to a single offence - Download a copy of the Application for Leave to Appeal to the District Court [PDF 52kb] [DOC 33kb]

$113
5(b)

Filing an application for leave to appeal, to the District Court under Part 3 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001, in relation to more than 1 offence arising from the same court appearance - Download a copy of the Application for Leave to Appeal to the District Court [PDF 52kb] [DOC 33kb]

$175
7 To issue a certificate of conviction or dismissal$59
8(a) Retrieving, providing access to and furnishing a copy of any document (otherwise than as provided for by items 8 and 10), for up to 20 pages$13
8(b)  Retrieving, providing access to and furnishing a copy of any document (otherwise than as provided for by items 8 and 10), for each 10 pages (or part thereof) after the first 20 pages$7
9(a) Retrieving and providing access to, but not furnishing a copy of, any file or box of files, where the file or box of files is retrieved from the Government Records Repository or any other off-site storage facility (other than the State Archives), standard retrieval request$14 per file or box of files
9(a) Retrieving and providing access to, but not furnishing a copy of, any file or box of files, where the file or box of files is retrieved from the Government Records Repository or any other off-site storage facility (other than the State Archives), non-standard retrieval request (including an urgent, high or after hours priority retrieval request or a retrieval request for delivery to or from a regional location outside the Sydney metropolitan area) Such additional fee incurred by a court
9(b) Retrieving and providing access to, but not furnishing a copy of, any file or box of files, where the file or box of files is retrieved from the State Archive - standard retrieval request$34.50 per file or box of files

 

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