Practice Notes

A link to the following Children’s Court Practice Note that deals with criminal matters can be found below:

For Children’s Court Practice Notes that concern care and protection matters see [6-1000]ff.

Practice Note 12 commenced 18 May 2018 and applies to criminal proceedings commenced on or after 30 April 2018.

[11-2020] Practice Note 16: Mandatory Disease Testing

Last reviewed: May 2023

Practice Note 16 commenced on 29 July 2022. For further information see Mandatory Disease Testing Act 2021 in “Specific Penalties and orders”, Local Court Bench Book.