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SUPREME COURT (CRIMINAL PROCEDURE) RULES 2017 - REG 1.05

Definitions

    (1)     In these Rules, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires—

"appellant" includes applicant for leave to appeal;

"Chapter I" means Chapter I of the Rules of the Supreme Court;

"DPP" means the Director of Public Prosecutions for Victoria and includes the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions;

"Judicial Registrar-Criminal Division" means the judicial registrar assigned by the Chief Justice under section 113C of the Supreme Court Act 1986 to undertake the duties of the Judicial Registrar-Criminal Division in the Trial Division and nominated by the Chief Justice or the Chief Justice's nominee as the person responsible for criminal listings in the Supreme Court;

"legal practitioner" means the legal practitioner (as defined in section 3 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ) who acts for the accused and—

        (a)     where an officer of Victoria Legal Aid so acts, includes such officer;

        (b)     does not include a barrister, unless these Rules specifically provide otherwise;

Rule 1.05(1) def. of RedCrest inserted by S.R. No. 21/2019 rule 4.

"RedCrest "means the electronic filing system in operation in the Court from time to time;

"Registrar" means the Registrar of Criminal Appeals and, if the duties and functions of the Registrar of Criminal Appeals are being carried out by an Associate Judge, means that Associate Judge.

    (2)     In these Rules, a reference to the Judicial Registrar-Criminal Division includes a person assigned to those duties on an acting or temporary basis.



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