Criminal Procedure Act 2011

68 High Court Judge must determine level of trial court for protocol offences

(1)

A High Court Judge must determine whether the trial of a protocol offence is to be held in the District Court or the High Court and make an order accordingly.

(2)

Before making an order under subsection (1), the High Court Judge must consider—

(a)

any recommendation of the District Court Judge; and

(b)

any submissions made by the prosecutor and the defendant to the District Court Judge; and

(c)

the matters listed in section 67(4)(b).

(3)

No party may appeal against an order under subsection (1).