The Court will not sit from Monday, 14 December 2009 until Friday, 29 January 2010, inclusive.
Applications will only be heard during that time if properly certified by Counsel to be of real urgency.
Applications for appointments for the hearing of urgent matters shall be made by letter accompanying the papers, personally signed by a legal practitioner, in which it is certified that the circumstances are special or that the matter is urgent, with particulars of the reason for urgency given.
The application will then be referred to a Judge, who if satisfied that the matter should be dealt with as an urgent or special matter, will give an appointment.
Committals for sentence will be taken at Hobart at 10.00 am on Monday, 11 January 2010.
The Duty Judge will be Justice Wood.