Supreme Court of Tasmania


Claiming expenses

Section 17 of the Criminal Procedure (Attendance of Witnesses) Act 1996 sets out the conditions under which a person attending Court to give evidence in a criminal proceeding is entitled to be paid expenses.

Witness expenses form

From 1 July 2017 the hourly rate payable to non-expert witnesses is $34.86.

Please ask the Crown Prosecutor or the Crown clerk for a copy of the form that allows you to claim witness expenses.