indictable offence

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indictable offence

an offence is indictable if it itself may be tried on indictment or is triable either way. See SUMMARY OFFENCE.
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Prosecutor, Iain Jordan, said: "The charge that has been put in an indictable only offence and will need to be sent to the crown court."
John Perera, chair of the bench, said: "This is an indictable only offence and you will go to the crown court."
Christopher Fontaine, prosecuting, said the charge was an indictable only offence, meaning it could only be dealt with in the higher court.
According to the Crown Prosecution Service website this law means: "Defendants charged with an indictable only offence and appearing before a magistrates' court for the first time ...
The prosecution said it was an indictable only offence which has to be dealt with at the Crown court and applied for a remand in custody.
Julie Hughes, prosecuting, said the charge of causing death by dangerous driving was an indictable only offence and would have to be heard at the crown court.
Mrs Gibson told the court: "The defendant has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, which is an indictable only offence.
It's an indictable only offence. You realise our powers are limited and we have to send this case down to Crown Court."
The papers indicated that blackmail was an indictable only offence, and had to go before a judge and jury at Crown Court.
Both men are charged with the indictable only offence of intent to cause grievous bodily harm, but are yet to enter any pleas.
None entered a plea to the indictable only offence. They were released on unconditional bail.
Prosecutor Alun Humphreys told the court said it was an indictable only offence and asked magistrates to remand Davies to appear before Mold Crown Court next week, possibly Wednesday although a firm date has yet to be fixed.