Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 15:40)
Chapter 4 Part 1
Part 1 Preliminary
170   Application
(1)  This Chapter applies to or in respect of proceedings for summary offences, including proceedings for indictable offences that are being dealt with summarily.
(2)  Parts 2 and 3 apply to the following proceedings—
(a)  proceedings before the Local Court,
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  proceedings before an Industrial Magistrate,
(d)    (Repealed)
(e)  any other proceedings prescribed by the regulations.
(2A)  Part 4 applies to the following proceedings—
(a)  proceedings before the Local Court,
(b)  proceedings before the District Court,
(c)  proceedings before the Supreme Court,
(d)  proceedings before an Industrial Magistrate,
(e)    (Repealed)
(f)  any other proceedings prescribed by the regulations.
(3)  Part 5 (except Division 2A) applies to the following proceedings—
(a)  proceedings before the Supreme Court,
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  proceedings before the Land and Environment Court,
(c1)  proceedings before the District Court,
(d)  proceedings before the Court of Coal Mines Regulation,
(e)  any other proceedings prescribed by the regulations.
(4)  Division 2A of Part 5 applies to the following proceedings—
(a)  proceedings before the Supreme Court,
(b)  proceedings before the Land and Environment Court.
171   Definitions
In this Chapter—
court means a court to which the relevant provision of this Chapter applies and includes (where applicable) an Industrial Magistrate.
Judge includes a judge of the Supreme Court, the Land and Environment Court and the Court of Coal Mines Regulation and any other person of a class prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
Magistrate includes an Industrial Magistrate and any other person of a class prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.
registrar means—
(a)  in the case of proceedings before the Local Court, the relevant registrar of the Local Court,
(b)    (Repealed)
(c)  in the case of proceedings before an Industrial Magistrate, the relevant registrar of the Local Court,
(d)    (Repealed)
(e)  in the case of proceedings before any other court to which Parts 2–4 apply, the person prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this definition.