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Civil applications in the Magistrates Court are often set down for hearing by a judicial registrar, but there is now some uncertainty on the limitation of this practice

Jackson, Sheryl & Ditton, Justin (2010) Civil applications in the Magistrates Court are often set down for hearing by a judicial registrar, but there is now some uncertainty on the limitation of this practice. Proctor, 30(11), pp. 52-53.

Abstract

The decision of the District Court of Queensland in Mark Treherne & Associates -v- Murray David Hopkins [2010] QDC 36 will have particular relevance for early career lawyers. This decision raises questions about the limits of the jurisdiction of judicial registrars in the Magistrates Court.

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ID Code: 48381
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Jurisdiction of Judicial Registrars, Mark Treherne & Associates v Hopkins, Magistrates Act 1991 s 53J
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Queensland Law Society
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2012 11:19
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2013 14:46

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