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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The magistrates' court, which is on Harrison Road, was opened in 1896 as a combined magistrates' court and police station, replacing the earlier court room housed in the town hall.
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 "stu-pid decision" that could "massively inconvenience victims".
Consett Magistrates' Court, one of 86 justice buildings earmarked for closure
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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.
The trial date was set for January 13 next year at Teesside Magistrates' Court.
Mr Bourke has more than 26 years of experience in the courts, including work as a barrister and solicitor and as a Magistrates' Court registrar," Mr Clark said.
Oswestry Magistrates' Court & County Court in Shropshire is also empty.