Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Historical version for 6 January 2012 to 20 March 2012 (accessed 19 December 2014 at 07:16) Current version
Chapter 2Part 3Section 44

44   When case not to be proceeded with: accused person to be released from custody

(1)  On deciding that no further proceedings are to be taken with respect to a person who is in custody on remand, whether or not the person has been committed for trial, the Attorney General or Director of Public Prosecutions may cause a certificate to that effect, in the form prescribed by the regulations, to be delivered to the Supreme Court.
(2)  On receipt of such a certificate, the Supreme Court may, by order, direct that the person to whom the certificate relates be released from custody.
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