4.5 Inclusions & Exclusions in Civil/Family Transcripts for Appeal
In order to eliminate transcription of evidence that is not required by the appellate court, the
appellant and respondent in civil appeals may set out an agreement or serve Certificates Respecting
Evidence setting out exactly which portions of the proceedings are required to be transcribed for
appeal. Under the Rules of Civil Procedure the ACT does not have to be provided with these
certificates or agreements unless they impact transcript preparation. [Practice Direction May 1,
Note: The chart setting out those portions of the proceedings to be included/excluded for
transcripts for appeal to the Court of Appeal must be adhered to unless: (a) there is consent of
the other party/parties, or (b) there is an order of the Court of Appeal setting out which other
portions to include.
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