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Acts, Rules and Regulations

Acts 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:

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).

Chapter I

Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 (External link)

Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2005 (External Link)

Chapter II Supreme Court (Miscellaneous Civil Proceedings) Rules 2008 (External Link)
Chapter III Supreme Court (Administration and Probate) Rules 2014 (External Link)
Chapter IV Supreme Court (Adoption) Rules 2015 (External link)
Chapter V Supreme Court (Corporations) Rules 2013 (External Link)
Chapter VI Supreme Court (Criminal Procedure) Rules 2008 (External Link)
Chapter VII Supreme Court Admiralty Rules 2010 (External Link)
Chapter VIII Supreme Court (Intellectual Property) Rules 2006 (External Link)

Regulations relating to fees 

The following regulations outline the fees payable in Supreme Court proceedings:

For more information on Court fees see our full list of current fees.

Other legislation

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.


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