chapter  32
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HEARINGS AND JUDGMENT

HEARINGS (PART 39)

The intention to hold hearings in public may be frustrated by the layout of court buildings. Many have district judge chambers (where, for example, small claims disputes are heard) in suites behind locked doors for security. This may be circumvented by a notice inviting members of the public who wish to be present to ask the usher to allow them access.