59 Judge may direct case management procedure for category 1 offence

(1)

If the defendant pleads not guilty to a charge for a category 1 offence, a Judge may, if the Judge considers that it will facilitate resolution of the proceeding or is otherwise in the interests of justice,—

(a)

direct that all or any of the requirements of sections 54 to 57 apply:

(b)

give any other directions in relation to the management of the case.

(2)

A direction under subsection (1) may be given on the Judge’s own motion or on the application of the prosecutor or the defendant.

Section 59(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 24 of the Criminal Procedure Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 25).