Extended to applications estimated to last no more than one hour
Currently paragraph 6.2 to PD 23 states:
"Subject to paragraph 6.3, at a telephone conference enabled court the following hearings will be conducted by telephone unless the court otherwise orders:
(a) allocation hearings;
(b) listing hearings; and
(c) interim applications, case management conferences and pre-trial reviews with a time estimate of less than one hour."
From 1 October 2007 paragraph (c) will read "no more than one hour".