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Local Court Bench Book Update 150 published

Local Court Bench Book publishes in html and pdf format.Update 150 of the Local Court Bench Book includes: Specific penalties and orders has been updated to...

Civil Trials Bench Book Update 54 published

 Change of venue At  Transfer of proceedings between courts, the cases Thermasorb Pty Ltd v Rockdale Beef Pty Ltd  NSWSC 361 and Li v Wang  NSWSC 653 have...

Sentencing Bench Book Update 56 published

Update 56, November 2023 Update 56 amends the Bench Book to update and revise various chapters, and incorporate recent case law and legislative developments. The...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 41 published

Update 41, November 2023  Recent sexual assault law on JIRS The following recent cases have been added: Evidence LF v R  NSWCCA 232 — Criminal Procedure Act 1986, ss 306U, 306Y — child...

“Introduction to Lawcodes” video has been released

The video introduces the Lawcodes database and Law Part Codes as well as explaining who uses Lawcodes; how to access the Lawcodes website; and...

Children’s Court of NSW Resource Handbook Update 17 published

Care and protection matters Important cases has been updated. The following cases have been added: Re Lucinda Porter (No 2)  NSWChC 2 — kinship/placement assessment requirements...

Equality before the Law Bench Book Update 24 published

The following sections have been updated: Section 1 — Equality before the law Information has been updated at 1.3 — Perception, pronunciation and pronouns including the case of Charisteas v Charisteas (2021) 273...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 74 published

Update 74, September 2023 Update 74 amends the Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book to incorporate recent case law and legislative developments. Two new chapters, Judge-alone trials and Sexual act have been...

Local Court Bench Book Update 149 published

Update 149, September 2023 The Local Court Bench Book is available in PDF or html. Specific Penalties and Orders has been improved by utilising Lawcodes to generate penalties in almost...

Civil Trials Bench Book Update 53 published

Update 53, August 2023  Disqualification for bias QYFM v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs  HCA 15, in which there was a finding...