District Court Criminal Practice Note 9

[10-240] Standard case management directions

This Practice Note amends District Court Criminal Practice Note 9 issued on 1 September 2013. It is to take effect from 14 July 2017.

1. 

Unless the Court orders otherwise, notice of the prosecution case pursuant to s 141(l)(a) of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 should be given to the accused person no later than five weeks prior to the date set for the trial.

2. 

Notice of the defence response to the prosecution’s notice pursuant to s 141(l)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act should be given no later than 21 days prior to the date set for trial.

3. 

Notice of the prosecution response to the defence response pursuant to s 141(l)(c) of the Criminal Procedure Act should be given prior to the date set for trial.

The Hon Justice D Price AM
Chief Judge
23 May 2017