At a mention hearing, the Magistrates' Court may—
(a) if the offence is an indictable offence that may be heard and determined summarily, grant a summary hearing;
(b) proceed immediately to hear and determine the charge;
(c) fix a date for a contest mention hearing;
(d) fix a date for a summary hearing of the charge;
(e) make any other order or give any direction that the court considers appropriate.
S. 53A inserted by No. 81/2011 s. 6.