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Practice Directions

 

Practice Directions of General Application to the Local Court

  1. Form of address
  2. Access to exhibits by Non Parties
  3. Transcript Applications
  4. Audio and Video Evidence
  5. Child in Need of Protection - Restriction on Publication of Children's Names - Procedure to be Adopted
  6. Application for Treatment Order or Order in Connection with Treatment Order

 

Local Court Criminal Jurisdiction

      1. Access to Reports

Criminal Matters

  1. Access to Criminal Files
  2. Applications in respect of Breaches, Reviews or Variations of Court Orders
  3. Application of Part IV Division 2A of the Justice Legislation Amendment (Summary Procedure) Act 2015 to Summary Procedure
  4. Call-Over Procedure
  5. Offender Reporting and Registration - Applications for interim orders
  6. Pre-sentence reports and other reports
  7. Persons in the custody of the court
  8. Prisoners at risk
  9. Preliminary Examination Procedures
  10. Procedure upon completion of preliminary examination
  11. Re-listing of matters before the Northern Territory Magistrates Courts - pdf | word
  12. Summary Proceedings in the Court of Summary Jurisdiction
  13. Transmission of charge of summary offence
  14. Video-Link Mentions between Darwin Correctional Centre and Don Dale Detention Centre and Courts

    

Domestic Violence Matters

  1. Access to Magistrates Court files (Domestic Violence)
  2. Domestic and Family Violence Act: Approved Forms
  3. Reviews of Police Domestic Violence Orders and Applications to Vary or Revoke Police orders

 

YOUTH JUSTICE COURT

  1. Access to criminal files
  2. Access to reports
  3. Applications in respect of Breaches, Reviews or Variations of Court Orders
  4. Child in Need of Protection - Restriction on Publication of Children's Names - Procedure to be Adopted
  5. Family Responsibility Orders
  6. Persons in custody of the court
  7. Pre-sentence reports and other reports
  8. Preliminary Examination Procedures
  9. Referrals for Pre-sentence Reports
  10. Re-listing of matters before the Northern Territory Magistrates Courts - pdf | word

  11. Video-Link Mentions between Darwin Correctional Centre and Don Dale Detention Centre and Courts
  12. Youth Justice Court Proceedings
  13. Applications for reconsideration and review

 

Local Court Civil Jurisdiction

      General

  1. Access to files
  2. Access to exhibits by Non Parties
  3. Address for Service
  4. De Facto Relationship Act Applications
  5. Section 102AA Motor Vehicles Act - Application of Local Court for application for Driving Licence - Applications
  6. Stay of Execution Applications
  7. Case Flow Management
  8. Ceasing to Act
  9. Construction Industry Long Service Leave and Benefits Act - Procedure
  10. Criminal Property Forfeiture Act - Procedure
  11. Evidence by Video Conferencing Facilities
  12. Ex Tempore and oral decisions
  13. Interlocutory applications
  14. Proceeds of Crime Act
  15. Sealing of documents
  16. Signature stamps

 

Family Matters Court

  1. Care and Protections of Children Act

 

Work Health

  1. Access to files
  2. Case flow management
  3. Ex Tempore and Oral Decisions
  4. Interlocutory applications
  5. Listing and Adjournments
  6. Powers of Judicial Registrars
  7. Return of Exhibits