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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 552BA
Charges of indictable offences that must be heard and decided summarily
552BA Charges of indictable offences that must be heard and decided summarily
(1) This section applies to a charge before a Magistrates Court of any
indictable offence against this Code if the offence is a relevant offence.
(2) A charge to which this section applies must be heard and decided
(3) This section is subject to section 552D .
(4) In this
"relevant offence" means—
(a) an offence against this Code, if the maximum
term of imprisonment for which the defendant is liable is not more than 3
(b) an offence against part 6 , other than—
(i) an offence
mentioned in paragraph (a) ; or
(ii) an offence against chapter 42A ; or
(iii) an offence that, under section 552BB , is an excluded offence.
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