committal


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committal

the sending of a person to court or to prison.
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After contact with Free Legal Advice Centre, it was suggested he should apply for Legal Aid to attempt to appeal the committal.
Chief Crown Prosecutor Gavin Silbert, SC, agreed documents requested by the defence should be delivered within one month prior to committal.
Following the granting of that order, the agency tried to enforce it and was unable to, and it was at that point that the only alternative was to issue committal proceedings through the courts.
The committal hearing resumed yesterday after a nine-week break, with six witnesses testifying about Murdoch's vehicle.
Cremation is expected to take place after the committal service.
The case against Mrs Carson, 56, had been listed for committal proceedings but following an application by her solicitor for a read-out committal the hearing was adjourned until May 12.
Judge Graham Parkinson yesterday adjourned a committal hearing to consider the case against 40-year-old Barry George, who has been remanded in custody since his arrest in May.
Committal proceedings have been provisionally set for June 1, 2 and 3 - again at Bow Street.
His funeral is next Thursday, at St Augustine's Church, Penarth, at 2pm, followed by a committal at Coychurch Crematorium.
On that basis I would ask for a committal order suspended on condition he makes those payments.
Service and Committal at Huddersfield Crematorium on Thursday, September 25th at 11.
BTA said that it has begun committal proceedings against Ablyazov in the English High Court, and was 'seeking to have him committed to prison for what the Bank considers to be numerous breaches of injunction orders made against him.