Local Court Chief Magistrate's Memorandum no. 22 - COVID-19 update


The Chief Magistrate's Office has announced this morning that the Chief Magistrate has issued Memorandum No 22. This Memorandum replaces all other previous COVID-19 memoranda.

Following announcement by Government in relation to the lifting of lockdown requirements in some Regional New South Wales locations, the Chief Magistrate has made a number of new directions.

These directions are divided into sections. Firstly, there are directions that apply across the board in all courts. Secondly, there are separate directions for defended hearings which vary according to the court at which the matter is listed. Thirdly, there are other directions relating to small claims, sentence matters, and other particular issues.

Memorandum No 22 is available here.

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