magistrates court

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mag′istrate's court`

1. a court having jurisdiction over minor civil and criminal matters.
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Gareth George Edwards of Furnce Bank, Priory Street Carmarthen, appeared at Llanelli Magistrates Court yesterday in relation to the alleged offences which are said to have occurred in Bridge Street, Carmarthen, on December 8.
The Government has received a review of the Magistrates Court, commissioned by the Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin to improve efficiency and overall performance within the Court.
Amman, Apr 12 (Petra) -- The Amman Court of Appeals Tuesday overruled a decision taken earlier by the magistrates court not to extradite a Jordanian to France as a suspect in a bombing at a restaurant in Paris in 1982.
Consett Magistrates Court A COUNTY Durham man has appeared in court on child abuse charges.
The figures also showed that in 2014 at Cardiff Magistrates Court alone, alcohol was confiscated on a staggering 1,002 occasions.
Inside the old Magistrates Court, on Dale Street Pictures: JAMES MALONEY
SOLIHULL MP Julian Knight is taking action to ensure 'local justice' is retained following proposals to close the borough's magistrates court.
The consultation has just been published by Courts Minister, who also revealed that Wakefield Magistrates is also due to close with the work transferred to Leeds Magistrates Court.
Staff at Berwick Magistrates Court in Northumberland have reported that its office is to "close" with the site to operate as a "satellite" administered from Newcastle Magistrates' Court.
The former Rugby Magistrates' and County Court went for PS285,000 when it was sold on the open market, while the former Sutton Coldfield magistrates court was sold for PS440,000.
Lewis Robert McDonald, of Windle Hall Drive in St Helens, appeared in Wrexham Magistrates Court yesterday where he offered no plea to the charge.
Cases which get sent from the magistrates court to the crown court for sentencing can obviously be processed a lot quicker and a lot more effectively.