The Court has published a formal document that sets out the process and requirements for applications under the Trees Act. This is called the
Practice Note – Class 2 Tree Applications. The Practice Note explains the steps that need to be undertaken before the preliminary hearing, at the preliminary hearing, before and at the final hearing, and the evidence that might be given at the final hearing.
The Court has also produced informal notes on the Trees Act which provide further information on preparing for and conducting the preliminary and the final hearings: see
Trees disputes — understanding the law.