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Can you ask for instalment payments of a fine?

You may apply to the court to pay the fine(s) imposed by instalments. If the Court does not grant your application, you will have to serve the default imprisonment sentence […]

Posted on 31 January 2019

What if you disagree with the decision of the Court to convict you aft...

If you are not satisfied either with your sentence or conviction or both, you can file an appeal to the High Court. You have 14 days from the date of […]

Posted on 30 January 2019

What is the procedure at a trial?

The procedure at the trial follows a process like this: The Prosecution should state the nature of the offence you have been charged with and the evidence that he/she is […]

Posted on 29 January 2019

What happens at your Criminal trial?

If you claim trial, you are expected to bring along evidence including witnesses (if any) in support of your defence on the day of the trial. At the end of […]

Posted on 26 January 2019

What happens if you claim trial?

The Court will fix the case for a pre-trial conference. The purpose of the pre-trial conference is to ascertain if a case is ready for trial. At the pre-trial conference, […]

Posted on 25 January 2019

What does Claiming Trial mean?

If you decide to claim trial to the charge, the Court will set aside a date for trial. Your trial may be fixed in another Court on a separate occasion. […]

Posted on 23 January 2019

What is a Mitigation Plea?

A mitigation plea is an address by your lawyer to the Court on the date you plead guilty, to assist the Court in choosing an appropriate sentence that justice requires. […]

Posted on 21 January 2019

What happens after you plead guilty?

Previous convictions: After you have pleaded guilty to the charge and admitted the Statement of Facts, the Prosecutor will tell the Court if you have any previous convictions. You will […]

Posted on 19 January 2019

What are the consequences of pleading guilty?

When you decide to plead guilty, this means you accept without qualification contained in a document known as the Statement of Facts (SOF) which contain the individual elements and criteria […]

Posted on 18 January 2019

What does Pleading Guilty mean?

If you plead guilty to the charge, you must admit fully the offence alleged to have been committed by you. You must also understand the nature and the consequences of […]

Posted on 16 January 2019
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