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SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA

PRACTICE DIRECTION

No. 10 of 2005 1 February 2005

The following Practice Direction is published by direction of the Chief Justice, the Honourable Mr Justice Underwood AO.

This Practice Direction replaces 2/1990.

URGENT APPOINTMENT BEFORE A JUDGE

If a party wishes to obtain an urgent appointment before a judge for the hearing of a matter, on a day other than the day upon which such a matter would in the normal course have been appointed, the papers must be accompanied by a letter personally signed by a practitioner in which he or she certifies that the circumstances are special or that the matter is urgent and particulars of the reason for urgency.

In the absence of such a letter the application will be listed for hearing in the normal way.