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Meaning of civil proceeding

             (1)  In this Part, civil proceeding means any proceeding in a court of the Commonwealth, a State or Territory, other than a criminal proceeding.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, each of the following is part of a civil proceeding :

                     (a)  any proceeding on an ex parte application (including an application made before pleadings are filed in a court);

                     (b)  the discovery, exchange, production, inspection or disclosure of intended evidence, documents and reports of persons intended to be called by a party to give evidence;

                     (c)  an appeal proceeding;

                     (d)  any interlocutory or other proceeding prescribed by regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

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