The Chief Magistrate has issued two new Guidelines for 2018:
Guideline 1 of 2018 relating to legal costs
Guideline 2 of 2018 relating to the preparation of reports and provision of counselling services
These guidelines have been issued pursuant to section 45(1A) of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 and will take effect from 1 January 2018 at which time Guideline 1 of 2017 and Guideline 2 of 2017 will be revoked.
The new guidelines, along with copies of previously revoked guidelines, can be found by clicking on the "Resources" tab on the home page and following the drop down menu to select "Publications" then "Practice Directions and Guidelines".