Introduction

This guide has information for people who have been asked to serve on a jury in the Northern Territory (NT). 

A jury is a panel of 12 people selected from the community who decide whether the person on trial is guilty or not.

Most criminal cases in the Supreme Court are held in front of a jury. 

You can be asked to serve on a jury if:

  • you are on the electoral roll
  • are between 18 and 70 years old. 

Serving on a jury is important part of the justice system. You are participating in a process that defends the rights of Australian citizens.

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Last updated: 27 June 2017