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The Court's Rules that you must follow when filing documents, preparing your evidence, appearing in Court and taking any other step in a case in the Supreme Court are found in the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules (UCPR). You can read and search the UCPR online, along with all other current New South Wales legislation and regulations through the NSW Legislation website.
You must use approved Court Forms when filing any documents with the Court's Registry. You can download the forms to your computer, save them and then fill them in electronically. However, you must physically sign documents with a pen.
The Supreme Court Practice Notes give you useful information about particular aspects of procedure that might be relevant to your case. Some Practice Notes are specific to certain types of disputes, and others are general and apply to all civil proceedings.
The Registry is located in Sydney's Central Business District and is the place where you file your court documents (unless you choose to file them online). The Registry staff will check your documents to ensure they are completed correctly . You can also obtain basic procedural information about the Court from the Registry. Please remember to treat all Registry staff with respect and courtesy.
Registry staff are not lawyers and cannot provide legal advice about your matter or tell you what to say in court. You cannot rely in court on any information given to you by the Registry staff. Registry staff cannot print out Court Forms for you or assist you in completing those forms.
The Duty Registrar is located in the Registry and is available from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in person or, in urgent cases, by telephone. Things which the Duty Registrar can do for you include:
Learn more about the Court's Duty Registrar Service.
11 Sep 2023
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