Courts Tasmania

Supreme Court of Tasmania

Circular No 1 of 2009

27 January 2009

CHURCH SERVICE FOR THE OPENING OF THE LAW YEAR
FRIDAY, 30 January 2009

1. FORM OF SERVICE

There will be an Ecumenical Service at St. David's Cathedral, Murray Street, Hobart at 11.00am on Friday, 30 January 2009.

2. ROUTE OF PROCESSION

The procession will move from the side of Church House (adjacent to St David’s Cathedral) at 10.55am and proceed along the footpath of Macquarie Street and enter the Cathedral by the Cloisters in Macquarie Street. The Cloisters entrance is being used due to works on the footpath in Murray Street.

3. ORDER OF PROCESSION

Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court

Justice Marshall

Justice Benjamin

Associate Justice Holt

Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Mrs MacKay

Supreme Court Associates

Magistrates

Federal Magistrates

Two representatives of the Justices' Association

Administrator of Courts

Premier and Acting Attorney General

Mr N McKimm

Mr D Kerr SC

Solicitor-General’s representative

Deputy Director, Australian Government Solicitor

Professor D Chalmers accompanied by Judge Daisaku Kaneko

Professor M Otlowski

Professor D Nicol

The Lord Mayor of Hobart

Mayor of Glenorchy

Mayor of Clarence

Mayor of Kingborough

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

Senior Practitioners

Newly admitted practitioners

Legal practitioners generally

All members of the legal profession are requested to robe. Church House in Macquarie Street (adjacent to the Cathedral) is available for robing.

Those in the procession are asked to assemble at the side of Church House, no later than 10.45am ready to move off promptly at 10.55am. 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 Cloisters entrance in Macquarie 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 Cloisters Door by the Dean followed by the Chief Justice, Judges, Justice Marshall and Justice Benjamin and Associates. Otherwise there will be no retiring procession.

Elizabeth Knight

REGISTRAR

Encl - Seating Arrangements