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COVID-19 Advisory: Adjournment of non-essential and non-urgent matters from 7 April to 4 May 2020

With the extension of the circuit breaker period to further reduce transmission of COVID-19, the State Courts will continue to hear only essential and urgent matters from 5 May to 1 June 2020. All other matters will be adjourned.

Criminal and Regulatory matters
All non-essential and non-urgent matters scheduled to be heard from 5 May to 1 June 2020 will be adjourned. For essential and urgent cases, Registrar's Notices will be sent 5 business days in advance, informing parties of their new hearing dates.

Parties may login to the Integrated Case Management System (ICMS) for the status of their matters. A guide for this is available here (PDF, 641 KB).

A summary of the rescheduled matters to be heard in Court 4A(N), 4B(N), 7(A) and 7(B) is available here (PDF, 449 KB). For further assistance, please contact the respective agency directly.

Civil matters and State Courts Centre for Dispute Resolution (SCCDR) matters
For cases fixed from 5 May to 1 June 2020, Registrar’s Notices informing parties of their new hearing dates will be sent from 27 April to 4 May 2020. Parties can also view their new hearing dates on eLitigation by 5 May 2020.

Parties who do not have lawyers and are unable to access eLitigation may call the respective registries for assistance:

  • Civil Registry: 6721 7705
  • SCCDR Registry: 6955 0456

Community Justice and Tribunals matters (CJTD)
For Protection from Harassment matters, Small Claims, Employment Claims and Community Disputes cases fixed from 5 May to 1 June 2020, parties can view their new hearing dates on eLitigation and the Community Justice and Tribunals System (CJTS) from 25 May 2020.

For assistance, please call the CJTD Registry at 6955 0429

For more information on the Courts' hearing of essential and urgent matters, please refer to the State Courts' Registrar's Circular Nos. 8 and 9 of 2020. Alternatively, please write to us at or contact us at 6 JUSTICE (65878423).


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