Courts Tasmania

SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA - CIRCULAR TO PRACTITIONERS

No. 3 of 2013
29 January 2013

CHURCH SERVICE FOR THE OPENING OF THE LAW YEAR

Friday, 1 February 2013

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 2013.

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 main entrance in Murray Street.

3. Order of Procession

Chief Justice and Judges of the Supreme Court
Justice Marshall
Justice Kerr
Justice Benjamin
Registrar, Assistant Deputy Registrar
Supreme Court Associates
Magistrates
Federal Magistrate Barbara Baker
Two representatives of the Justices' Association
Attorney General
Mr M Groom (representing the Leader of the Opposition)
Shadow Attorney General
Shadow Police Minister
Solicitor-General
Crown Solicitor
Chief Commissioner Integrity Commission
Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
Chairman Resource Management & Planning Appeal Tribunal
President Mental Health Tribunal
Director Australian Government Solicitor
Assistant Director Commonwealth DPP
Vice-Chancellor UTAS
Dean and Professors from Law Faculty UTAS
The Lord Mayor of Hobart
Mayor of Glenorchy
Mayor of Clarence
Mayor of Kingborough
Queen's Counsel, Senior Counsel
President, Executive Director, and  Deputy Executive Director, Law Society of Tasmania
President Law Institute of Victoria & CEO Law Institute of Victoria
Senior Practitioners
Newly admitted practitioners
Legal practitioners generally
Tasmanian Legal Practice Course Trainees

All members of the legal profession are requested to robe. If robing, wigs are to be worn. 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 Murray Street entrance 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 Main Door by the Dean followed by clergy, Chief Justice, Judges, Justice Marshall, Justice Benjamin and Justice Kerr and associates. Otherwise there will be no retiring procession.

J A Connolly

REGISTRAR

 

For seating arrangements - see Appendix (PDF)