Legal Update: ‘Adjournments in the Magistrates Court: the new R v Picton’ by Alexander Pritchard-Jones

On April’s Fools Day 2019 the Criminal Practice Direction Number 8 comes into force. This brief updating article highlights the changes as they apply to adjournments in the Magistrates Courts. It seems that adjournments will now be granted even less readily than before, and applications by defendants for adjournments are difficult to get.

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