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committal

the sending of a person to court or to prison.
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Appearing for the accused, attorney Kgosietsile Ngakaagae said the defence's argument against committal of the case to the high court was on the basis that once committed, the accused would no longer have the right to seek redress from the justice system.
class="MsoNormalMr Ngaah added that though the voter had already served a substantial period of the one-month prison term, a strong case has been made on his behalf for suspension of the committal order pending hearing and determination of the appeal.
Church on Friday 16th November at 10.00am followed by a committal at Southern Cemetery.
In Victoria, committal proceedings are held before a magistrate to determine whether, in the case of more serious criminal offences, there is sufficient evidence to support a conviction.
The prison service welcomes reduction "The Irish Prison Service welcomes the reduction in committals as it has resulted in a significant saving in 'man hours' which would have been spent processing these persons."
Service and Committal will take place on Monday 12th October at Huddersfield Crematorium, Fixby at 1.15 p.m.
This same site also includes three other prisons: Mountjoy, the main committal prison in the State for adult males, the semi-open Training Unit, and St.
Committal hearings are held to officially transfer cases to the crown court, which handles the most serious offences.
Committal Service to take place at Pentrebychan Crematorium, Wrexham on Wednesday, 18th July at 1.30 p.m., followed by a Service of Celebration of Bernard's life at The Salvation Army Hall, Garden Road, Wrexham, LL11 2NU at 2.30 p.m.
James Church Hill, Mere Green on Thursday 19th July at 10.45 a.m., followed by committal at Streetly Crematorium.
MAGISTRATES yesterday discharged assault cases against a man, 28, and a woman, 29, after the Crown Prosecution Service blamed a major reorganisation for failing to prepare committal papers.
Both defendants pleaded not guilty at a committal hearing at Cardiff Magistrates Court last month.