The compilations of the District Court Rules listed below have been prepared by the staff of the CAA Library Service and are not an official publication of the District Court Rules.  For an official version, reference should be made to the Rules and subsequent amendments as gazetted.

District Court Civil Rules 2006

The District Court Civil Rules apply to actions commenced on or after 4 September 2006




District Court Civil Rules 2006 District Court Civil Rules 2006.docx [370KB] District Court Civil Rules 2006.pdf [869KB]


Current to Amendment No. 27 of the District Court Civil Rules 2006 (1 December 2013)

District Court Civil Forms are available from the District Court Practice Directions 2006 (Part II - Forms) document available on the District Court Practice Directions page.

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District Court Criminal Rules 2013

The District Court Criminal Rules 2013 repeal and replace the District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 Part IV- The Criminal Division.  They apply to proceedings commenced on or after 1 January 2013 and to steps taken or required to be taken or matters occurring on or after that date in proceedings commenced before 1 January 2013. 

 

 

 

 

District Court Criminal Rules 2013 District Court Criminal Rules 2013.docx [138KB] District Court Criminal Rules 2013.pdf [294KB]

 Current to Amendment No. 4 of the District Court Criminal Rules 2013 (1 December 2013)

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District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992

Rules of general application, criminal division and criminal injuries division

 



PARTS I,IV and V

Note:  The rules set out below were part of the District Court Rules 1992, which were renamed as the District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 as of 4  September 2006 pursuant to the District Court Variation Rules 2006 rule 4 (see also the note to the  District Court Civil Rules 2006 Rule 7)

District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part I (Rules of General Application) Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part 1 (Rules of General Application).docx [31KB] Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part 1 (Rules of General Application).pdf [315KB]
District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part IV (Criminal Division) District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - PART IV (Criminal Division).docx [106KB] District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - PART IV (Criminal Division).pdf [214KB]
District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part V (Criminal Injuries Division) Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part V (Criminal Injuries Division).docx [38KB] Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Part V (Criminal Injuries Division).pdf [454KB]


Current to Amendment No. 13 of the District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 (29 July 2012)

Note: Part V is revoked by Amendment No. 9, however, despite the revocation, this part will continue for the purpose of completing proceedings commenced in the Criminal Injuries Division of the Court prior to 1 July 2010.

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District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992

For civil actions commenced prior to 4 September 2006

 



PART II -  THE CIVIL DIVISION –GENERAL PROCEDURES

 
PART III- THE CIVIL DIVISION- PROCEDURES UNDER SPECIAL ACTS

District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Parts II & III (Civil Division) Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Parts II and III (Civil Division).docx [483KB] Rules of Court - District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 - Parts II and III (Civil Division).pdf [3,665KB]


Note:  These rules were also part of the District Court Civil  Rules 1992 which were renamed as the District Court (Criminal and Miscellaneous) Rules 1992 as of 4  September 2006 pursuant to the District Court Variation Rules 2006 rule 4 (see also the note to the  District Court Civil Rules 2006 Rule 7)

They comprise Part II- Rules of the Civil Division –General Procedures and Part III- Rules of the Civil Division- Procedures under Special Acts.

They continue to apply to actions commenced before 4 September 2006.

Parts II and III were revoked by the District Court Variation Rules 2006 (effective from 4 September 2006), however,  despite the revocation, those Parts will continue to apply mutatis mutandis for the purposes of any proceeding commenced or continued under Part V or VI of the 1992 rules. 

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Juries Rules 1996

Juries Rules 1996 Juries Rules 1996.docx [32KB] Juries Rules 1996.pdf [32KB]
 

Current to Amendment No. 1 (11 January 2001)

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