Remote Hearings Protocol

Protocol for Remote Participation in Virtual Hearings - effective from 29 July 2021

Protocol for Remote Viewing of Hearings - effective from 29 July 2021

Remote participation by witnesses in criminal hearings

The High Court has issued guidelines for remote participation by witnesses in criminal hearings.

These guidelines outline practical considerations for judges and participants when considering and determining whether witnesses can, and if so, should, give evidence remotely in criminal trials.