Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 12 August 2020 at 09:34)
178   When proceedings commence
(1)  All proceedings are taken to have commenced on the date on which a court attendance notice is filed in the registry of a relevant court in accordance with this Division.
(2)    (Repealed)
(3)  Nothing in this section affects any other Act or law under which proceedings are taken to have been commenced on another date.