Classes 6 and 7 - Criminal appeals from the NSW Local Court

Proceedings in Class 6 and 7 involve:


Proceedings

Proceedings in Classes 6 and 7 involve appeals, and applications for leave to appeal, against decisions of the NSW Local Court in proceedings for environmental offences, with respect to:

  • conviction
  • sentence
  • dismissal of proceedings.

Practice and procedure

The procedure for such appeals and applications for leave to appeal is regulated by the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001.  

Fast facts

In 2019, Class 6 and 7 appeals were 1% of the Court's finalised caseload.

In 2019, 75% of Class 6 and 7 appeals were finalised within 8 months of commencement. The median completion time was 169 days.

Criminal appeals
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In 2019, Class 6 and 7 appeals were  1% of the Court's finalised caseload.
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