Other questions in this quiz

2. in which category of offence would you get an 'arraigment'

  • Either way offences
  • Indictable
  • summary offences

3. how many categories of offences are there in the criminal process?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 2
  • 6

4. what court are summary cases usually heard in?

  • county court
  • magistrates or crown court
  • magistrates court
  • crown court

5. What is an Arraignment?

  • A plea and direction hearing
  • A pre trial hearing in the magistrates court where decisions including legal funding , bail and requests for medical or presentences reports are made
  • 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 hearing - predatory hearing


No comments have yet been made

Similar Law resources:

See all Law resources »See all The Criminal courts and lay people resources »