Other than in very exceptional circumstances, District Court civil and criminal court hearings are open to the public.
In addition to the family and friends of those involved in the hearings, members of the public may, and indeed are encouraged to, visit the District Court building (and any courthouse) and witness court hearings. Observation of the following will ensure an enjoyable experience:
The Francis Burt Law Education Centre Programme (FBLEP) provides a specialised community legal education and civics program that is interactive and participant focused for school and community groups. Excursions to the FBLEP may include a visit to one or to both all of the following courts:
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
Contact the staff at the FBLEP if you wish to arrange a court visit or make enquiries about the education programme.
Last updated: 18-Jan-2016
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