Criminal Procedure Rules 2012

1.7 Extending and shortening time

(1)

The court may, at any time, extend a time set by or under these rules for doing anything in a proceeding.

(2)

If a time set by or under these rules for doing anything in a proceeding has not ended, the court may shorten the time.

(3)

A Registrar may exercise the power of the court under this rule if both the prosecutor and the defendant consent.

(4)

In this rule, time set by or under these rules includes—

(a)

a period expressed in working days:

(b)

a period expressed by reference to 1 or more events (for example, if certain action is required to be taken before trial callover).