The Magistrates Court handles less serious criminal matters and civil disputes up to a jurisdictional limit of $250,000.
This site also links to other A.C.T. Courts, including the Coroners and Childrens Court.
The Supreme Court is the superior court in the ACT and hears and determines criminal and civil matters, including appeals from the Magistrates Court and the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
The ACAT provides a forum for the determination of a wide range of civil disputes, requests for review of administrative decisions and professional and occupational disciplinary matters.