No 1 of 2014

Magistrates Court (Civil Division) Act 1992 and the Residential Tenancy Act 1997

I, Michael Rodney Hill, as Chief Magistrate of Tasmania, hereby determine that an Application Form Residential Tenancy Act published on the Magistrates Court website at

is to be the form for commencing proceedings in the Court in respect of Applications under the Residential Tenancy Act 1997.

Claims for arrears of rent and damages in respect of residential tenancies properties are now to be commenced by Form 1.

This Practice Direction commences on 10 April 2014 and rescinds Practice Direction 1 of 2007.

DATED the 10th April 2014

M R Hill