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Practice and Procedure    

These key resources outline district court procedures:

Other commonly used resources are:

Professional costs

Professional costs that apply to civil proceedings in the district court are located in Schedule 2 of the Legal Profession Regulation 2005.

Costs in criminal cases

A claim may be made in certain circumstances where a defendant in criminal proceedings is acquitted or discharged. More information and the forms are available from the Justice website.

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