SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA
CIRCULAR TO PRACTITIONERS
No. 14 of 2014
8 December 2014
The Court is not scheduled to sit from Monday, 15 December 2014 until Friday, 30 January 2015, inclusive.
The Associate Judge will be sitting during the week commencing 15 December 2014.
Applications will only be heard during the Court recess if properly certified by Counsel to be of real urgency.
Applications for appointments for the hearing of urgent matters shall be made by letter accompanying the papers, personally signed by a legal practitioner, in which it is certified that the circumstances are special or that the matter is urgent, with particulars of the reason for urgency given.
The application will then be referred to a Judge who, if satisfied that the matter should be dealt with as an urgent or special matter, will give an appointment.
Committals for sentence will be taken at Hobart at 10.00 am on Monday, 12 January 2015.
The Duty Judge will be Justice Pearce.
The Chief Justice has appointed Friday, 2 January 2015 to be a Court holiday, pursuant to r.19(e) of the Supreme Court Rules 2000. Registries will not be open on that day.