Practice & Procedure
These key resources outline District Court procedures:
- Practice Notes
- Standard directions and notices
- Garnishee amounts
- Delegated powers of registrars
- Interest rates
Other commonly used resources are:
- NSW legislation
- Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
- Uniform Civil Procedure forms
- Other District Court forms and fees
- JusticeLink eServices
Professional costs that apply to civil proceedings in the District Court are located in Schedule 2 of the Legal Profession Regulation 2005.
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 Legal Services Branch.
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- Step by step guides
- Instructions for filling out court forms
- Checklists and frequently asked questions
- Information on alternatives to court
- Contacts for further information and advice.