Part IACA - Witness identity protection for operatives  

Division 1 - Preliminary  

SECTION 15MB   Meaning of civil proceeding  

In this Part, civil proceeding means any proceeding in a court of the Commonwealth, a State or Territory, other than a criminal proceeding.

To avoid doubt, each of the following is part of a civil proceeding :

(a) any proceeding on an ex parte application (including an application made before pleadings are filed in a court);

(b) the discovery, exchange, production, inspection or disclosure of intended evidence, documents and reports of persons intended to be called by a party to give evidence;

(c) an appeal proceeding;

(d) any interlocutory or other proceeding prescribed by regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

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