District Court Practice Note DC Civil No 16 - Applications for leave for in person appearances in Civil Trials
The Chief Judge of the District Court has advised that District Court Practice Note DC (Civil) No 16 - Applications for leave for in person appearances in Civil Trials - commences today.
The Practice Note provides that, with the easing of restrictions and increased vaccination rates, applications may be made for leave to be granted for in person appearances in civil trials which are listed for hearing on or after 25 October 2021.
All other matters will continue to be heard by use of the virtual courtroom.
The Practice Note will be reviewed in mid-November 2021 or as otherwise may be necessary.
District Court Practice Note DC Civil No 16 is available here.
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