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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Leeds magistrates remanded Astin in custody to appear at Kirklees Magistrates' Court on September 5.
The alleged incident happened at Reading Magistrates' Court on March 25, where the defendant was being sentenced for two previous convictions.
A spokesperson for HM Courts and Tribunals Service said: "The enabling works required need to be completed before we move additional court business into Croydon as part of wider work to make the best use of the most suitable buildings in the court estate, including the closure of Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court.
At a magistrates' court, a defendant will appear before three magistrates, also known as Justices of the Peace, who have the power to issue jail sentences of up to 12 months.
Laverick was released on unconditional bail and will return to North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Thursday June 28 for a trial.
Hearings which would usually be held at Bridgend will now be transferred to Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan Magistrates' Court and Port Talbot Justice Centre.
A similar wave of cuts first proposed in 2010 saw Llwynypia Magistrates' Court in Rhondda and Aberdare Magistrates' Court in the Cynon Valley close.
Magistrates' Court In reply, they said they will address the concerns and also confirmed they have now decided to continue to using the court for criminal hearings after the town's old police station is demolished.
Plans to close Consett Magistrates' Court were initially announced in July last year, with North West Durham MP Pat Glass branding it a "stupid decision" that could "massively inconvenience victims".
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In the last few years Merseyside has lost Dale Street Magistrates' Court, Victoria Street Magistrates' Court, Huyton and Knowlsey Magistrates' Court and North Sefton Magistrates' Court.
Mr Bourke's career in the courts began in 1986 as a trainee Clerk of Courts and then registrar of the Magistrates' Court. During this time, he was appointed as the first State Coordinating Registrar of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.