Supreme Court - COVID update - 6 May 2021

06/05/2021

The Supreme Court of NSW has responded to the announcement this morning of temporary restrictions with the following measures, effective for the period of the temporary restrictions.

Masks and face-coverings - Court

Masks should be worn in all public corridors and waiting areas within that part of the court building solely occupied by the Supreme Court. Everyone in a courtroom must wear a mask, unless:

a) The person concerned is an active participant in the proceedings namely the presiding judge, a practitioner who is responsible for presenting the case in court or a witness giving evidence.

b) one of the exemptions stated in the Public Health Order applies; orc) at the discretion of the presiding judge.

Jurors and Jury Trials

Jurors are strongly encouraged to wear a mask at all times. Masks will be provided to jurors by the Office of the Sheriff.


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