The Court will not sit from Monday 17 December 2007 until Friday 1 February 2008 inclusive.
Applications which are required to be heard by a Judge or the Master 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 by a Judge or the Master shall be made to the appropriate officer in the Registry. A certificate of Counsel that the matter requires to be promptly heard and stating concisely the reasons of urgency must accompany the papers. The application will then be referred to the Duty Judge or the Master, who if satisfied that the matter should be dealt with as an urgent matter, will give an appointment.
Committals for sentence will be taken at Hobart at 10.00 a.m. on Monday 14 January 2008.
The Duty Judge will be Justice Slicer.