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Children's Court of Western Australia
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Children's Court of Western Australia

Practice Directions

The Practice Directions are shown in the year that they are released and also by types of cases.

2024

Transcript of Proceedings

2023

Interstate legal practitioners

Late Addition Cut Off Times

Requirements for documents lodged with the Court

Criminal Proceedings

Trial Bundles in Protection Proceedings

Court Conferencing Referral to Youth Justice Services

2022

Access to Detention Facility at the Perth Children's Court

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 - s 334(9) - Health Act Proceedings

Disease Test Order - Mandatory Testing (Infectious Diseases) Act 2014

Application Under s 189(3) of the Young Offenders Act 1994

Review and Rehearing Applications

Application for a Witness Summons

Revocation of Practice Directions

Protection Applications Lodged in a Regional Children's Court

2021

Northbridge Children's Court - Weekend and Public Holiday Bail Hearings

Protection Proceedings

Applications for Restraining Orders on Behalf of Children in Department of Communities Care

2020

Transfer of Multi-day Regional Magistrate Trials for Young People in Custody to Perth Children's Court

Voluntary Attendance by Young Person after Issue of Arrest Warrant

Deferred Arrest Warrants

Magistrates Court: Suburban Trials

2018

Use of Children's Court of Western Australia Documents in the State Administrative Tribunal

2015

Use of Children's Court Documents in the Family Court of Western Australia

2014

Use of Electronic Devices in Court

2009

Video Link Appearances in the Children's Court of Western Australia at Perth for Adults in Custody

2008

Bail Act 1982

1999

Terminology for Orders made under Part 7, Division 7 of the Young Offenders Act 1994

1997

Form of complaint; form of warrants; form of copies of court orders to young person; form and procedure for breaches of certain court orders; and form and procedure for enforcement of unpaid fines costs and forfeiture under the Young Offenders Act 1994


Protection and Care Matters

These are the Practice Directions that relate to Protection and Care Matters.


Criminal Matters

These are the Practice Directions that relate to Criminal Matters.

Practice Direction 1 of 2024

Practice Direction 7 of 2023

Practice Direction 6 of 2023

Practice Direction 5 of 2023

Practice Direction 4 of 2023

Practice Direction 5 of 2022

Practice Direction 4 of 2022

Practice Direction 9 of 2020

Practice Direction 8 of 2020

Practice Direction 1 of 2014

Practice Direction 2 of 2008


Restraining Orders

These are the Practice Directions that relate to Restraining Orders.

Practice Direction 1 of 2024

Practice Direction 7 of 2023

Practice Direction 5 of 2023

Practice Direction 4 of 2022


Last updated: 31 January 2024

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