Form 25 (version 2)
UCPR
33.3

SUBPOENA TO ATTEND TO GIVE EVIDENCE

COURT DETAILS

Court

District Court of New South Wales

Division

Criminal

 

 

Registry

Sydney

Case number

02/11/0391

TITLE OF PROCEEDINGS

Prosecutor

REGINA

 

 

 

 

First accused

FRED BLOGGS

 

And

 

Second accused

JOE BLOGGS

ISSUING DETAILS

Issued at request of

JOE BLOGGS (First Accused)

Legal representative

Julia Keen, Solicitor

 

 

Contact name and telephone

Julia Keen,  9267 1234

Contact email

JuliaKeen@hotmail.com

Address for service

175 Liverpool Street Sydney

ORDER TO THE WITNESS

Name

Mrs Florence Bloggs

Address

67A Johnston Street Annandale

You are ordered to attend court to give evidence.

NOTICE TO THE WITNESS

1                    Failure to comply with this subpoena without lawful excuse is a contempt of court and may result in your arrest.

2                    The last day for service of this subpoena is 27 March 2002 (see note 1).

[Note: date must be 5 days before the earliest date on which the addressee is required to comply with the subpoena or an earlier or later date fixed by the court (UCPR 33.3), unless the subpoena is to be served on a medical expert (see UCPR 31.32) or outside NSW, but in Australia.]

3                    Please read notes 1 to 7 at the end of this subpoena.

DATE TIME AND PLACE AT WHICH YOU MUST ATTEND TO GIVE EVIDENCE

You must attend as follows:

Date

1 April 2002

Time

10 am

Place

Sydney District Court, Downing Centre,

You must continue to attend from day to day

_                     unless excused by the court or the person authorised to take evidence in the proceedings, or

_                     until the hearing of the proceedings are completed.


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NOTES

Last day for service

1                    You need not comply with the subpoena unless it is served on you on or before the date specified in the subpoena as the last date for serving the subpoena.

Informal service

2                    Even if this subpoena has not been served personally on you in accordance with the rules, you must, nevertheless, comply with its requirements, if you have, by the last date for service of the subpoena, actual knowledge of the subpoena and of its requirements.

Addressee a corporation

3                    If the subpoena is addressed to a corporation, the corporation must comply with the subpoena by its appropriate or proper officer.

Conduct money

4                    You need not comply with the subpoena in so far as it requires you to attend to give evidence unless conduct money sufficient to meet your reasonable expenses of attending as required by the subpoena is handed or tendered to you a reasonable time before the date on which your attendance is required.

Applications in relation to subpoena

5                    You have the right to apply to the Court:

(a)                for an order setting aside the subpoena (or a part of it) or for relief in respect of the subpoena, and

(b)                for an order with respect to your claim for privilege, public interest immunity or confidentiality in relation to any document or thing the subject of the subpoena.

Loss or expense of compliance

6                    If you are not a party to the proceeding, you may apply to the court for an order that the issuing party pay an amount (in addition to conduct money and any witness’s expenses) in respect of the loss or expense, including legal costs, reasonably incurred in complying with the subpoena.

Failure to comply with subpoena—arrest

7                    Failure to comply with a subpoena without lawful excuse:

(a)                is a contempt of court and may be dealt with accordingly.

(b)                may lead to your arrest under section 97 Civil Procedure Act or under rules of the court to enforce compliance with a subpoena.