Supreme Court of Tasmania

 
Supreme Court of Tasmania

Circular No 2 of 2008

23 January 2008

CHURCH SERVICE FOR THE OPENING OF THE LAW YEAR
FRIDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2008

1. FORM OF SERVICE

There will be an Ecumenical Service at St. David's Cathedral, Murray Street, Hobart at 11.00am on Friday, 1 February 2008.

2. ROUTE OF PROCESSION

The procession will move from the side of the Treasury Building, Macquarie Street (adjacent to the Franklin Square) at 10.50am and proceed along Macquarie Street, cross at the lights and enter the Cathedral by the Ecclesiastical West Doors in Murray Street.

3. ORDER OF PROCESSION

Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court

Chief Justice Black

Justice Heerey

Justice Benjamin

Master Holt

Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Mrs MacKay

Supreme Court Associates

Magistrates

Two representatives of the Justices' Association

Premier's and Attorney-General's Representative Ms Lisa Singh

Mr W Hodgman

Mr M Hodgman QC

Tas Green's Representative Mr N McKimm

Solicitor-General’s representative

Director, Australian Government Solicitor

Professor Le Grew

Professor D Chalmers

Professor K Warner

Professor Ken Mizuno

The Lord Mayor of Hobart

Mayor of Glenorchy

Mayor of Clarence

Mayor of Kingborough

Mayor of Burnie

Queen's Counsel, Senior Counsel

President/V.President of the Bar Association

President/V.President of the Law Society

Tasmanian Independent Bar representative

Medico-Legal Society representative

Family Law Practitioners Association representative

Director, Law Society

Director, Legal Practice Training Programme

Senior Practitioners

Newly admitted practitioners

Legal practitioners generally

All members of the legal profession are requested to robe. The old Supreme Court Courtroom in the Treasury Building is available for robing (enter via the main steps in Macquarie Street).

Those in the procession are asked to assemble at the side of the Treasury Building (adjacent to Franklin Square), Macquarie Street, no later than 10.40am ready to move off promptly at 10.50am. The Registrar will be responsible for ensuring that these arrangements are carried out. The Chief Justice would be obliged if the profession would carry out that officer's instructions. It is regretted that there are no parking facilities available in the grounds of the Cathedral.

4. CLERKS, PARTNERS AND FRIENDS

Persons not in the procession will be directed to pews by ushers supplied by the Registry. They should be seated before the procession enters the Cathedral.

5. HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR

His Excellency the Governor and his party will arrive at the main entrance in Murray Street at 10.59am and will be met by the Dean and conducted into the Cathedral.

5. SEATING ARRANGEMENTS

These will be in accordance with the attached Appendix.

6. DEPARTURE FROM THE CATHEDRAL

His Excellency and his party will be escorted to the West Door by the Dean followed by the Chief Justice, Judges, Justice Black, Justice Heerey and Justice Benjamin and Associates. Otherwise there will be no retiring procession.

Elizabeth Knight

REGISTRAR

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