1. in which category of offence would you get an 'arraigment'
- Either way offences
- summary offences
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2. what does a 'mode of trial' proceeding establish?
- establishes the location of the trial in an either way offence
- establishes details of the case and how it will be carried out i.e. pre sentence reports, medical reports etc..
- establishes the length of the trial and witness and advocates used in trial
- establishes wether theres a valid requests for bail
3. examples of summary offences are..
- driving without insurance, common assault and criminal damage under £5000
- theft and assault occasioning actual bodily harm
- murder, man slaughter and robbery
4. what is 'EAH' the abbreviation of?
- Early Authority Hearing
- Early Administrative Hearing
- Early Admin Hearing
5. What is an Arraignment?
- where all charges are read out and defendant is asked to submit plea if plea not guilty then it determines issues on points of law length of trial
- A pre trial hearing in the magistrates court where decisions including legal funding , bail and requests for medical or presentences reports are made
- A pre hearing - predatory hearing
- A plea and direction hearing