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LOCAL COURT RULES 2009 - REG 1.3

Definitions

1.3 Definitions

(1) In these rules:

"accused person" includes:
(a) in relation to proceedings for a summary offence, a defendant, and
(b) in relation to application proceedings, a respondent.

"approved form" , in relation to a document, means:
(a) in relation to civil proceedings, the form approved for that document under section 17 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 , and
(b) in relation to application proceedings, the form approved for that document under section 72 of the Local Court Act 2007 , and
(c) in relation to criminal proceedings, the form approved for that document under rule 8.6.

"correctional centre" has the same meaning as it has in the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 .

"legal practitioner" means an Australian legal practitioner.

"party" includes:
(a) in relation to application proceedings--an applicant or respondent, and
(b) in relation to criminal proceedings--a prosecutor or defendant.

"person named" , in relation to a subpoena, means the person to whom the subpoena is addressed.

"prosecutor" has the same meaning as it has in the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 .

"relevant legal practitioner" for a person means:
(a) if the person is represented only by a solicitor--the solicitor, or
(b) if the person is represented only by a barrister--the barrister, or
(c) if the person is represented by both a solicitor and a barrister--the solicitor.

"summary proceedings" means proceedings for summary offences, including proceedings for indictable offences that are being dealt with summarily.

"subpoena" has the same meaning as it has in Part 3 of Chapter 4 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 .
(2) Notes included in these rules do not form part of these rules.



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