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This is a picture of how a courtroom might look for a case in the Small Claims Division of the Local Court in NSW.
In the Local Court, this may be a registrar, magistrate or assessor.
The person who is making a
This person helps the
The person who is defending
This is where the judicial
officer sits. You should not go up to the bench unless asked. If you need to
give documents to the judicial officer, the court officer will get them from
This is the table where you
should sit when your case is called.
This is where a witness
will sit if they are asked to give oral evidence under oath.
This is where the public
can sit. You should sit here while you wait for your case to start or if you
want to listen to a court case.