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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Delivering a lengthy order with regard to the maintainablity of the case under Section 296 of the Penal Code and granting bail over the suspects, the Colombo Magistrate's Court had held that there was no sufficient facts against the suspects to constitute a murder charge under section 296 of the Penal Code
Submission by Naqvi's lawyer before the Magistrate's court set the tone of his defence, which is likely to rely on arguments that Naqvi will not get a chance to a fair trial in the US due to political reasons, bias and victimisation by media if extradited by the British government on request of the US.
Nishanthini, 28, claimed trial when the charge was read out to them in separate magistrate's courts.
Shafi was presented to the Kurunegala Magistrate's Court by the Criminal Investigations Department.
This was his answer to requests by Matuga MP Kassim Tandaza and Kinango's Benjamin Tayari for a land and environment court in Kwale, and a magistrate's court in Kinango.
Management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture (UK) Ltd has won a contract from the magistrate's courts in the UK for the provision of an IT system.