Common Law Division

Common Law Division
This Practice Note published on 26 July 2018 and effective as of 1 August 2018 provides information on the operation and management of the Common Law Division (which is divided into the General, Defamation, Medical, Applications, Family Property, WorkCover, Serious Injury and Confiscation Lists).
PNCLD 2-2018 - Common Law Division.pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (935.98 KB)
Family Property List
This practice note provides detailed information on the operation and management of the Common Law Division's Family Property List.
PNCLD 2-2015 - Family Property List (27 May 2015).pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (365.97 KB)
Medical List
Operation and Management of the Medical Division (PNCI 3-2009) This Practice Note deals with the operation of the Damages & Compensation List - Medical Division.
PNCL M1-2015 (August 2018).docx View/Download File type vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon (116.70 KB)
WorkCover List
Changes to Judges in charge (PNCI 5-2008) This Practice Note supersedes all other existing WorkCover Practice Notes and the Consolidated Practice Note - Operation and Management of the County Court Civil Lists (Melbourne Registry) insofar as it applies to the WorkCover Division
PNCI_5-2008_WorkCover.pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (30.18 KB)
Practice Note - Applications by Solicitor for Costs
This Practice Note specifies the requirements for an application by a solicitor for costs pursuant to s134AB(31) of Accident Compensation Act 1985 or s344(7) of Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013, following resolution or judgment in a damages proceeding.
PNCLD 1 - 2018 - Applications by Solicitor for Costs 13.04.18.pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (259.37 KB)
Practice Note - Self Represented Litigation
This Practice Note applies only to the management of matters within the Common Law Division, where one or more of the parties are self represented (“Self Represented Litigation”).
PNCLD 5-2016 Self Represented Litigation - updated August 2018.pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (405.36 KB)
Proceedings under the Confiscation Act 1997 (Vic) and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth) (PNCI 7-2008)
This Practice Note applies to proceedings under the Confiscation Act 1997 (Vic) and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth).
PNCI_7-2008_Confiscation List View/Download File type pdf icon (45.33 KB)
Practice Note - Referral of medical questions to a Medical Panel
This Practice Note specifies the procedure for applications to refer medical questions to a medical panel pursuant to s335(2)(d) of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (“the WIRC Act”) or s134AB(16)(b) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (“the AC Act”) and s274 of the WIRC Act. This revised Practice Note alters the date by which the court must be notified of a party’s intention to request that a medical question be referred to a Medical Panel.
PNCLD 2 - 2017 - Referral of medical questions to a Medical Panel.pdf View/Download File type pdf icon (158.63 KB)