Subpart 6—Trial court, place of trial, transfer of proceedings to trial court, and procedure for trial

71 Category 1 offences

(1)

This section applies to a proceeding for a category 1 offence.

(2)

The applicable procedure for trial is the Judge-alone trial procedure.

(3)

The trial court is the District Court at the place where the proceeding is being dealt with in accordance with section 35.

(4)

This section is subject to—

(a)

any order made under section 72 of the District Court Act 2016 or section 157 of this Act; and

Section 71(3): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 71(4)(a): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).