Court Calendar

Supreme Court Vacations

The vacations observed in the Supreme Court are the summer vacation, the Easter vacation, and the winter vacation. The vacation periods for 2021 are:

Summer: 25 December 2020 to 12 January 2021

Easter: 2 April 2021 to 5 April 2021

Winter: 5 July 2021 to 16 July 2021

Supreme Court Holidays

Rule 5 of Order 68 of the Rules of the Supreme Court provides that the several offices of the Supreme Court shall be open every day of the year except Saturdays, Sundays, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, and all public service holidays.

Perth Court of Appeal Sittings

The Court of Appeal will sit throughout the legal year.

Perth Civil Sittings

Civil sittings of the Supreme Court at Perth for the trial of causes and issues of fact during the year 2021 shall commence on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 and shall continue, except for the Easter and Winter Vacations and for Public Service holidays, until Friday, 24 December 2021.

Perth Criminal Sittings

Criminal sittings of the Supreme Court to be held at Perth during the year 2021 shall commence on the following days:

Tuesday 12 January
Monday 1 February
Tuesday 2 March
Thursday 1 April
Monday 3 May
Tuesday 1 June
Thursday 1 July
Monday 2 August
Wednesday 1 September
Friday 1 October
Monday 1 November
Wednesday 1 December


Last updated: 19-May-2021

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