Case Transfers are dealt with pursuant to the Courts (Case Transfer) Act 1991. There is provision in certain circumstances to transfer proceedings between the Supreme, County and Magistrates' Courts.
are six types of case transfers possible under the Act, but the most
common types of transfers are covered in Part 3 and Part 5 of the Act.
The cross-vesting of proceedings from other jurisdictions, including
the Family and Federal Courts and Supreme Courts in other States and
Territories, is provided for in the Jurisdiction of Courts
(Cross-Vesting) Act 1987 and Cross-Vesting of Jurisdiction Rules, Order
13 Ch II.
Where a proceeding is in a Specialist List the application for
cross-vesting should be made to the Judge-in-Charge of that List.
other applications are to be made to the Master-in-Charge of the
Division appropriate to the proceeding.
Proceedings that are transferred to the Victorian Supreme Court must
go before the Court for directions on application of the cross-vesting
Information on transferring a procedure to the Victorian Supreme Court should be made to the originating Court.
*Enquiries about cross-vesting a Victorian proceeding to another
Court or on a proceeding that has been cross-vested to this Court,
should be made to: Registry - Tel: 9603 9308