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Acts, Rules and Regulations
Certain legislation, rules and regulations govern how the Supreme Court of Victoria operates.
Acts relating to Court structure
The following Acts relate to the establishment and structure of the Court:
Acts relating to practice and procedure
These Acts provide information about practice and procedure in the Court:
- Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (External Link)
- Civil Procedure Act 2010 (External Link)
- Juries Act 2000 (External Link)
- Evidence Act 2008 (External Link)
- Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 (External Link)
- Vexatious Proceedings Act 2014 (External Link)
Supreme Court Rules
The Supreme Court Rules set out the practice and procedure of the Court. They are statutory rules that have been made by the judges under the Supreme Court Act 1986 (External Link).
Regulations relating to fees
The following regulations outline the fees payable in Supreme Court proceedings:
- Supreme Court (Fees) Regulations 2012 (External Link)
- Juries (Fees) Regulations 2012 (External Link): fees payable in relation to civil jury trials.
- Sheriff Regulations 2009 (External Link): fees payable to the Sheriff for the execution of warrants issued by the Supreme Court.
For more information on Court fees see our full list of current fees.
This page refers to Rules, Acts and Regulations that specifically relate to the Supreme Court of Victoria, however, you can search for other Victorian legislation and parliamentary documents (External Link) online.