(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this Act applies to all civil proceedings.
(2) This Act does not apply to proceedings under the following Acts—
(a) the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 ;
(b) the Stalking Intervention Orders Act 2008 ;
(c) the Confiscation Act 1997 ;
(d) the Proceeds of Crime Act 1987 of the Commonwealth and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 of the Commonwealth;
(e) the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 ;
(f) the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 ;
(g) the Coroners Act 2008 ;
(h) the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 ;
(i) the Sentencing Act 1991 .
(3) This Act does not apply to any proceeding in VCAT.
VCAT means the Tribunal under the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 .
(4) This Act does not apply to any proceeding under a prescribed Act.