Reference

Adjournment dates and short disqualification on iPad

The Refs (or References) popup provides quick access to frequently needed resources. Adjournment or disqualification dates The Adjournment calc reference provides a table of dates in weeks from today’s date. This allows the Court to set an adjournment date a number of weeks from today’s date and to quickly confirm this date. The table provides a readout of weeks, date and number of days from today. The links Totting up disqualification, Speeding guideline and Penalty notices will open the respective offence guidelines.

Continue reading

Bail decisions reference on iPad

The Refs (or References) popup provides quick access to frequently needed resources. Bail decisions: Adult Indictable Only or Either-Way Imprisonable Offence The Bail decisions table provides a useful flowchart for the decision to grant unconditional bail or to find an exception where bail may be refused. The information provides a two-page summary of the Exceptions to the general right to bail.

Continue reading

Guideline fines reference on iPad

The Refs (or References) popup provides quick access to frequently needed resources. Guideline fines table The Guideline fines table is a legacy document formerly maintained by the Judicial College and found at the back of the Adult Court Pronouncement Cards. This quick reference document is maintained by Ambay Software because it is a useful quick reference guide and training resource for recently appointed Magistrates and Judges. Marked on the table are the current Relevant weekly income for employed £440 and in receipt of benefits £120.

Continue reading

Pronouncements and directions on iPad

The Refs (or References) popup provides quick access to frequently needed resources. Pronouncements and directions to be made when a case is adjourned for trial These are the default pronouncements and directions to be announced when adjourning to trial in the Magistrates’ Court. Typically the laminated sheet holding these references has been purloined or lost. This is a useful readout for recently appointed presiding justices who need a prompt for the procedures to be announced to defendant, defendant’s advocate and prosecution advocate.

Continue reading