Generally, adjournments may be granted for the following reasons:
- For your lawyer to apply for the necessary papers e.g. first information report and to make representations on your behalf to the Attorney-General’s Chambers.
- For you to raise funds or make restitution, if you indicate an intention to plead guilty to the charge.
- For you/your lawyer to prepare your mitigation, if you indicate an intention to plead guilty.
- For you to settle personal affairs, if any.
You should know that an adjournment is granted at the Courts’ discretion. If the Court grants an adjournment, you may be asked to furnish bail. If bail is furnished, you will be released. If no bail is furnished, you will be remanded in prison until bail is furnished or till the next Court date.