Circuit, District or Trial Court? Government seeks new name for Federal Magistrates Court


The Australian Government is seeking a new name for�the Federal�Magistrates Court.� Attorney General Roxon says "the title of 'Magistrate' no longer adequately reflects the expanded role and responsibilities of an FMC judicial officer working in a Chapter III federal Court." The government is aiming to complete the consultation by the end of August. Learn more>

29 May 2012

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