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Adjournment application form

A change to the date of a directions hearing Definition A directions hearing is a hearing where a VCAT member decides how a case should be managed and how much time it will take. , mediation Definition Mediations are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute, with the help of an impartial mediator. , compulsory conference Definition Compulsory conferences are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute with the help of a VCAT member. or hearing Definition The time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. is called an adjournment Definition A change to the date of a directions hearing, mediation, compulsory conference or hearing is called an adjournment. .

Applications for adjournment of a hearing are not encouraged and there should be no expectation an adjournment will be granted even if all parties consent. Applications for an adjournment should be made at least 2 business days prior to a directions hearing or mediation/compulsory conference, and 5 business days prior to a final hearing.

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    28 December 2017