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Costs can be awarded to successful parties in criminal matters in the local court under legislation. This session looks at practical issues associated with costs in criminal matters at this level including: Circumstances when costs may be ordered:

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About the Webinar

Costs can be awarded to successful parties in criminal matters in the local court under legislation. This session looks at practical issues associated with costs in criminal matters at this level including:

  • Circumstances when costs may be ordered:
    • At end of committal
    • At end of summary proceedings
    • Costs on adjournment
  • Grounds for costs under the Criminal Procedure Act 1986
    • Proceedings initiated without reasonable cause
    • Unreasonable failure to investigate exculpatory matters
    • Exceptional circumstances relating to conduct of proceedings
    • When it is just and reasonable to award costs
  • Cost orders under the Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967 - what is relevant test?
  • Costs under the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007
  • Understanding the applicant’s onus on the balance of probabilities
  • Specifying the grounds on which the application is made
  • Time for making costs application
  • What restrictions are made on awarding costs
  • Quantum of costs - the question of reasonableness

Presented By

Andrew Tiedt
Director Accredited Specialist Criminal Law, The

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is suitable for NSW lawyers practising in criminal law. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge. : 0.75 CPD

CPD Information

: 0.75 CPD unit/point - substantive law

Enquiries/Assistance

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]

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