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Absent corporate accused to be notified of committal

If a corporate accused does not appear at its committal proceeding and is committed for trial in its absence, the DPP or, if the DPP did not conduct the committal proceeding, the informant must serve on the accused in accordance with section 393 within 14 days after the committal a notice stating—

        (a)     that the accused has been committed for trial on a specified charge or specified charges; and

        (b)     that the Magistrates' Court has ordered the accused to appear, by a representative or a legal practitioner, on the day on which the trial of the accused is listed to commence or on any other day specified by the court and that it is an offence not to comply with that order; and

        (c)     the date and time specified in the order at which the accused must appear, by a representative or a legal practitioner; and

        (d)     that if the accused does not appear on the date and time specified in the order the court may, in its absence, proceed to hear and determine the charge.

Pt 4.11 (Heading and ss 149–152) amended by No. 68/2009 ss 16, 49(h), repealed by No. 48/2018 s. 28.

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Part 4.12—General

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