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Hearings in a committal proceeding and attendance of accused

    (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

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