magistrates' court


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magistrates' court

n
(Law) (in England) a court of summary jurisdiction held before two or more justices of the peace or a stipendiary magistrate to deal with minor crimes, certain civil actions, and preliminary hearings
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They closed between October and December last year and cases were transferred to Bradford Magistrates' Court and Bradford Family Court.
Yesterday Bridgend Magistrates' Court and Pontypridd Magistrates' Court, which was earmarked to shut between July and September, shut for good.
PONTYPRIDD Magistrates' Court will close today, leaving the whole of Rhondda Cynon Taff without a criminal court.
Consett Magistrates' Court and Morpeth County Court are among 86 justice buildings earmarked for closure as part of modernisation plans.
It means, for those living in the Consett area, the closest magistrates' court will now be in Peterlee or Gateshead.
He added: "When the proposal to close Solihull Magistrates' Court was first discussed, I met with the relevant Minister about what impact this would have.
ST HELENS Magistrates' Court, Ormskirk Magistrates' Court and Warrington County Court will shut within the next two years, the Government has said.
Harde Kareem, 41, and Saman Abbasi, 30, will go on trial at Teesside Magistrates' Court in the new year.
Attorney-General Robert Clark today announced the appointment of Timothy Bourke to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.
Market Drayton Magistrates' Court in Shropshire is costing PS3,894 per month.