Magistrates' Court

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Magistrates' Court

the lowest level of criminal court in England and Wales which has some civil jurisdiction in family and licensing matters.
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A 50-year-old man has been charged with common assault and bailed to appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court on Thursday, December 28," said a force spokeswoman.
This will address issues raised in both the review of the Magistrates Court as well as the recently released KPMG Sentence and Remand Order Processing Audit Report.
The magistrates court had earlier ruled against extraditing Nizar Hamadah to French authorities to face charges of committing murders connected with terror groups that took place in Paris 34 years ago, on the grounds of a lack of the conditions for the extradition after over three decades.
Alcohol was seized 2,614 times in that 30-month period, on the vast majority of occasions at Cardiff Magistrates Court.
According to a Ministry of Justice consultation paper for the 'proposal on the provision of court and tribunal services in the Midlands region,' Solihull Magistrates Court is no longer used due to 'a drop in workload and utilisation.
In December, Liberal Democrat Sir Alan voiced fears that Berwick court could be undermined by proposals to cut the number of magistrates courts circuits in the North East.
Ian Austin (Lab Dudley North) presented a petition to the Commons signed by 2,000 people opposing plans to transfer criminal cases from Dudley Magistrates Court to criminal courts in Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Walsall.
He added that the matter was "too serious" to be heard in magistrates court and should be referred to crown court.
Mr McGladrigan told employees the plans would see 16 crown courts and 14 magistrates courts all being housed in the Derby Square building.
Yesterday the Department of Justice confirmed Magistrates Court fees would be pounds 15,433.
LANGBAURGH East Magistrates Court at Guisborough has suffered a blow as supporters continue to fight for its future.
The new system will also reportedly allow one magistrates court to transfer case information electronically to other courts or agencies in a secure manner.