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Court sittings


GENERAL INFORMATION
Court vacation begins on Monday, 18/12/17 and concludes on Friday, 26/01/18.
2018 Court term will commence on M​​onday 29/01/2018.
Civil and Criminal trials will be held in places other than Sydney as and when the need arises.


​Court/List​Particulars​​Sittings
​Court of Appeal​Motions generally​Monday 9:00am
​Summ​​​ons for leave to appeal (directions)​Monday 2:30pm
​Notice of Appeal (directions) calloversWednesday 9:00am
​Summons (directions)​Monday 9:45am
​Court of Criminal Appeal​Hearings​Sits every week.

Generally hears matters Monday, Wednesday and Friday but may alternate the week after then hear matters Tuesday and Thursday.

Check current Court of Criminal Appeal hearing and callover dates.

​Common Law Division​Urgent applications before the Duty Judge​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate
​Applications by summons or motion, Associate Judge (called over by a Registrar)​Monday to Friday 9:00am
​Applications by summons or motion, Registrar​Monday to Friday 9:00am
​Subpoenas, all Lists​Monday to Friday 9.00am
Administrative and Industrial Law List​​Directions, Registrar​​Monday to Friday 9:00am
​Urgent applications before the Administrative and Industrial Law List Judge Justice Adamson or, if not available, to the Common Law Duty Judge
Every day by arrangement with the Judge's Associate
Bails List​Bails Judge​Monday to Thursday 10:00am
Criminal ListArraignments Judge
Justice Johnson
1st Friday of the month at 10am (*exception)


​2017
MAY5.5.17
JUN​2.6.17
​JUL​7.7.17
​AUG​4.8.17
​SEP​1.9.17
​OCT​6.10.17
​NOV​3.11.17
​DEC​1.12.17

Defamation ListMotions and Arguments:
​Justice McCallum








The following Friday dates at 9.30am (unless where indicated otherwise):

​​2017
​MAY​05
12 
​JUN​02
09
16
JUL​​14
21
​AUG04​
11
18
​SEP​01
​08
15
22 
​​OCT​06
13
20
27
​NOV​03
17
24
​DEC​​01
​​​08​

General Case Management List​Directions hearings, Registrar​Monday to Friday 9:00am
Possession List​Notices of motion, directions hearings & show cause conferences, Registrar​Monday to Friday 9:00am
Directions, Judge
Justice Davies
​By arrangement with the Registrar
Professional Negligence List​Conference hearings, Registrar​Wednesday 9:00am
Motions, Judge
Justice Harrison

(called over by the Registrar)
​1st Friday of the month at 9:30am


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Court/List​​Particulars​​Sittings
​Equity Division
​General List
​Urgent applications before the Duty Judge​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate

​Referrals to the Duty Judge (called over by the Registrar)​Monday to Thursday* 10:00am

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar
​Other directions and motions, Registrar​Monday to Thursday* 9:30am

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar
​Subpoenas, all Lists​Monday to Friday 9:00am
Admiralty ListApplications for directions
Justice Rein
​Thursday 9:30am
Applications for motions
Justice Rein
​Thursday 9:30am
Adoptions ListApplications before the Court
Justice Brereton
​By arrangements with the Adoptions List Judge's Associate
Commercial List​Urgent applications before the Commercial List Duty Judge
​Every day by arrangement with the Duty Judge's Associate
Applications for directions
Justice Hammerschlag
​Friday 9:45am
Applications for motions
Justice Hammerschlag
​Friday 9:15am
Commercial Arbitration ListCallover by the List Judge of all applications
Justice Hammerschlag
​2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:30am, or such earlier time as the nature of the case requires
Corporations ListUrgent applications before the Corporations List Judge
Justice Brereton
​Every day by arrangement with the List Judge's Associate
Corporations matters, Judge
Justice Brereton
​Monday 10:00am
Corporations List interlocutory matters, Judge
Justice Brereton
​Monday 9:45am
​Proceedings relating to corporations, RegistrarMonday to Thursday* 9:00am

*Urgent matters may be listed on Friday after consultation with the registrar​
Family Provision ListBefore the Family Provision List Judge
Justice Hallen

Friday* - Motions 9.30am *every Friday except 25 August, 1 September and 29 September.

Friday* - Directions at 10:00am
*every Friday except 25 August, 1 September and 29 September.

Thursday* - Motions 9.30am
* 24 August and 31 August only.

Thursday* - Directions at 10.00am
* 24 August and 31 August only. 

Probate List​Applications and directions (called over by the Registrar)​Monday 9:00am
Referrals to the Judge
Justice Lindsay
Dates for 2017:
(note: Judge will be Justice Lindsay if not stated otherwise)
  • ​Feb 6 & 20
  • Mar 6 & 20
  • Apr 3 & 24
  • May 8 &22
  • Jun 5 & 19
  • July 3 & 17 (Judge TBC)
  • Aug 14 & 28 (Judge TBC)
  • Sep 11 (Judge TBC) & 25
  • Oct 9 & 23
  • Nov 6 & 20
  • Dec 4
Protective ListApplications before the Judge
Justice Lindsay
​Monday 10:00am
​Applications before the Registrar (all Protected Estates Act applications)​Monday:

11:00am 11:10am & 11:20am

Real Property List​​Before the Real Property List Judge
Justice Darke
​*Friday 9.15am - Directions - every Friday except  
14 July, 25 August, 29 September and 1 December


*Fridays not before 10.15am - Motions (for which leave is granted)​​
Revenue ListApplications before the Chief Judge in Equity,​​
Justice Ward
Contact Associate for a date
Technology & Construction ListApplications for directions
Justice Hammerschlag
​Friday 12:00pm
Applications for motions
Justice Hammerschlag
​Friday 9:15am


Gaol delivery dates

 

​​Each year as soon as practicable after:

15 February

15 May

15 August

15 November

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