Practice notes and directions & notices to practitioners

  1. Practice Note - binding orders of a procedural nature (made by the Rules Committee)
  2. Notice to Practitioners – information for practitioners across a wide range of court matters (eg. listing procedures, filing of documents, trial periods, etc) which also address the case management of criminal and civil proceedings.
  3. Practice Direction – binding orders that do not go through legislative processes.  A Practice Direction is approved by the magistrates and is a direction (binding order) of the court.