Practice Directions and Publications

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Link to website of Electronic Data Interchange provider Litigation Guardian - Tailored Computer Systems for online information.

Brochure containing general information about the Magistrates Court of Victoria 

Brochure containing general information about the Magistrates Court of Victoria 

Brochure containing general information about the Magistrates Court of Victoria 

Brochure containing general information about the Magistrates Court of Victoria 

Information guide on the procedures to be followed to initiate proceedings in relation to a fencing dispute.

The Fencing Guide incorporates amendments as at 1 February 2015. 

 

Vision: Increase the safety of women and children by ensuring a consistent service across the state, delivered with greater sensitivity, ensuring co-ordination and efficiency in the management of
This application is to be used by non-parties, including media organisations, to apply to inspect material from a court file.
Link to website of not-for-profit Victorian Government service providing confidential and independent financial counselling advice for Victorians experiencing job loss or reduced working hours.
Link to the National Relay Service

Link to the Neighbourhood Justice Centre website

Neighbourhood Justice Centre

Link to the website of the Ombudsman Victoria

Information Booklet providing information on the nature of stalking, strategies to manage personal safety and where to seek help, and a Intervention Order Pathway.

Section 16A of the Magistrates' Court Act 1989 and Section 58 of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996

Recording of Proceedings

This direction instructs that all proceedings before the Magistrates' Court of Victoria will be recorded by means of audio recording equipment.

Replaced by Practice Direction 1 of 2008.
Melbourne Magistrates' Court - Court 12 Protocols - Replaced by Practice Direction 8 of 2004
Application for Variation of Bail - Amended by Practice Direction 4 of 2005
Criminal Justice Diversion. This direction regulates proceedings in cases where diversionary programs may be offered to offenders
Listing of applications for bail in the Magistrates' Court. This direction outlines procedures in relation to listing applications for bail in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria

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