Supreme Court of Tasmania

SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA

PRACTICE DIRECTION

No. 3 of 2011  1 September 2011

The following Practice Direction is published by direction of the Chief Justice, the Honourable Justice Crawford.

CIVIL TRIALS

OPENING ADDRESS BY DEFENDANTS/RESPONDENTS

Subject to a contrary direction of the Court or a judge pursuant to r569(1), in future, upon the trial of a civil matter the defendant/respondent will be entitled to make an opening address immediately after that of the plaintiff/applicant.