(1) The hearings that may be held in a committal proceeding are—
(a) a filing hearing;
(b) a special mention hearing;
(c) a compulsory examination hearing;
(d) a committal mention hearing;
(e) a committal case conference;
S. 100(1)(f) amended by No. 48/2018 s. 21(1).
(f) subject to subsection (1A), a committal hearing.
S. 100(1A) inserted by No. 48/2018 s. 21(2).
(1A) A committal hearing is not to be held in a committal proceeding to which section 123 applies.
Section 123 provides that there is to be no cross-examination in certain sexual offence cases.
(2) An accused must attend all hearings in the committal proceeding against the accused unless excused under—
(a) section 135, in the case of a committal hearing; or
(b) section 330, in any other case.
Part 4.2—Filing hearing