Apply for a replacement copy of Statement of Material Facts

A replacement copy of Statement of Material Facts is a copy of the prosecution document served to the accused when charged with a criminal offence.
Last updated: 10 March 2021

This document describes the circumstances of the offence that has resulted in charges by police but does not contain the outcome of any subsequent court hearing.

Applications for Statement of Material Facts documents relating to charges before 2001 must be made through Freedom of Information.

If you were not served with the Statement of Material Facts when charged, or the charges have not been finalised in court, contact the police station responsible for the investigation.

Applications will only be accepted by individuals or their authorised representatives and must meet the listed requirements to be processed.

The printable application for documents outside of the Freedom of Information Act 1992 form can be completed by hand and posted to Public Access Locked Bag 20 Perth Business Centre WA 6849

Applications will be processed within five business days. Please allow additional days for postage.

Fees apply, further information about fees for a replacement copy of Statement of Material Facts and other information access fees can be found on the information access fees page.

For assistance with your application, please contact Public Access on 61 8 6229 5900 or email us on