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Supreme Court of Western Australia (1861 - )

From
1861
Western Australia, Australia
Website
http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/

Summary

Established in 1861, the Supreme Court is the highest court in Western Australia, with responsibility for both criminal and civil matters. Additionally, it is the State's main appeal court. The Supreme Court is divided into two divisions - the General Division and the Court of Appeal. The Court comprises the Chief Justice, 20 Judges, one Master, the Principal Registrar and eight Registrars.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'About the Court', Supreme Court of Western Australia, http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/A/about_the_court.aspx?uid=4231-4653-6722-6063, accessed online 17 August 2016; 'Judges', Supreme Court of Western Australia, http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/J/judges.aspx?uid=6308-1094-4408-1023, accessed online 17 August 2016; 'History', Supreme Court of Western Australia, http://www.supremecourt.wa.gov.au/H/history.aspx?uid=5392-9554-2354-3872, accessed online 17 August 2016.

Marina Loane

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