SUPREME COURT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

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MAGISTRATES COURT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Special Measures in response to the COVID-19 Virus

The ACT Supreme Court and Magistrates Court have implemented special measures in response to the COVID-19 virus.  This includes closing its counter and making changes to how applications are received, heard and when some matters are listed.  Further information on these measures is below.

Order – changing access to the court building in certain circumstances

Accessing Court Services

Practice Directions and information for the ACT Supreme Court

The Legal Practitioner admission ceremony on 17 April 2020 will be postponed. The Court will endeavour to progress these matters on 19 June 2020.

The Supreme Court will not be processing civil enforcement matters until further notice.  If you have an urgent enforcement matter please email the Registrar on SCRegistrar@courts.act.gov.au setting out the urgent circumstances.

Practice Directions and information for the ACT Magistrates Court