All new jury trials suspended until 31 July 2020

The Chief Justice initially suspended all new jury trials from Monday 23 March for two months as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 outbreak. She has now extended this timeframe for a further two months until 31 July 2020.

Ongoing jury trials will continue as scheduled.

The suspension will be reviewed regularly and may be revised based on any new advice received.

More information

Further questions? Call 0800 COURTS (0800 268 787).

Update as at 8 June 2020The Chief Justice has announced that jury trials will resume nationwide from the first week in August.
Read the Chief Justice's announcement on Jury trials resuming(external link)

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