Supreme Court


​​The Banco Court

The Banco Court is located on Level 13 of the Law Courts Building. 

The Court is traditionally regarded as the Chief Justice's Court. It is used by the Court of Criminal Appeal and also the Court of Appeal; in the latter case, primarily when the Chief Justice is presiding.

In addition it is used for formal occasions such as the swearing-in of a new judge or a ceremonial farewell to a retiring judge. It also accommodate the various ceremonies for the admission of barristers and solicitors.

Other functions that take place in the Banco include lectures and various presentations approved by the Chief Justice.

The Courtroom is equipped with live video streaming equipment; many of the ceremonies and events are live streamed and available for live viewing or as video on-demand.