Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Historical version for 29 September 2010 to 31 October 2010 (accessed 29 November 2014 at 02:43) Current version

168   Procedures for dealing with certain offences related to indictable offences

(1)  The court is to deal with a back up offence or related offence under this Part without a jury and on the basis only of evidence given during the trial of the accused person for the relevant indictable offence in the same proceedings and additional evidence given under this section.
(2)  The prosecutor or accused person may, with the leave of the court, call additional evidence in relation to the back up offence or related offence.
(3)  In sentencing or otherwise dealing with a person for a back up offence or related offence, the court has the same functions, and is subject to the same restrictions and procedures, as the Local Court.
(4)  Rules of court may be made with respect to back up offences or related offences dealt with under this Part.
Top of page