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Details of the offence

Some detail is given on the Information, such as the date, time and place of the alleged offence, details of the offence and the section of the Act that creates the offence.

Defendants can request details of what the case against them is. Most prosecutors will supply a statement of allegations which are a summary of the prosecution case against the defendant. Further and better particulars, such as the conduct of the offender that the police will claim as proof of the offence, may be asked for in writing, either by the defendant or the defendant's lawyer.

Contempt of Court and Disrespectful Conduct in Court  :  Last Revised: Fri Dec 28th 2018
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