A subpoena (sometimes referred to as a summons) is a document issued by a Court or Tribunal once legal proceedings have commenced.
The subpoena requires the person or organisation that it has been served on to deliver to the court the documents described in the subpoena.
Sometimes the subpoena might require the person or organisation that it has been served on to attend a court hearing and give evidence.
Subpoenas to be served on the Principal Registrar of the Tribunal
All subpoenas in relation to the Tribunal should be served on the Principal Registrar of the Tribunal, addressed as follows:
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Level 1, 233 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Time for responding to a subpoena
The Tribunal requests that parties serving subpoenas on the Tribunal provide at least seven business days in which to respond to the subpoena.