Pronouncement Builder

Pronouncement builder on Android

The Magistrates’ Court usually sits with three Magistrates with the one sitting in the middle seat acting as the presiding justice; the other Magistrates colloquially known as “Wingers”. While all three Magistrates are jointly and equally involved in bail, remand, allocation and sentencing decisions, the presiding justice will speak for the Bench in asking questions of witnesses and defendants and will pronounce any sentencing decision made by the Bench.

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Pronouncement builder on iPad

The Magistrates’ Court usually sits with three Magistrates with the one sitting in the middle seat acting as the presiding justice; the other Magistrates colloquially known as “Wingers”. While all three Magistrates are jointly and equally involved in bail, remand, allocation and sentencing decisions, the presiding justice will speak for the Bench in asking questions of witnesses and defendants and will pronounce any decision made by the Bench. Many presiding justice pronouncements will be relatively straight forward such as imposing a fine and points, a community order or driver disqualification.

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