(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.