Criminal Trial

Topics: Criminal law, Crime, Summary offence Pages: 3 (717 words) Published: January 22, 2013
Section 443. Jurisdiction of a Criminal Case on the Basis of the Location where the Criminal Offence was Committed
(1) A criminal case shall be examined by the court in the operational district of which the criminal offence was committed.
(2) If the determination of the location where the criminal offence was committed is not possible, the criminal case shall be within the jurisdiction of the court in the operation district of which pre-trial proceedings were completed.

(3) In cases of prolonged or continued criminal offences, the criminal case shall be within the jurisdiction of the court in the operational district of which the criminal offence was completed or interrupted.

(4) In order to ensure the faster examination of a criminal case, in individual cases it may be examined:
1) on the basis of the location of the disclosure of the criminal offence; 2) on the basis of the location of the entering into effect of the consequences of the criminal offence;
3) on the basis of the location of the majority of the accused or witnesses. Section 444. Actions with a Criminal Case within the Jurisdiction of Another Court (1) If a court determines up to the commencement of a court investigation that a criminal case is within the jurisdiction of another court, the criminal case shall be transferred to the relevant court on the basis of jurisdiction.

(2) If a court determines during a court investigation that a criminal case is within the jurisdiction of another court, such court shall continue the initiated proceedings. Section 445. Transferring to another Court of a Criminal Case within the Jurisdiction of a Court

(1) Until the beginning of a court investigation, a court may propose the transferring of a criminal case within the jurisdiction thereof to another court, if: 1) in transferring the criminal case faster examination thereof may be achieved; 2) criminal cases regarding criminal offences committed by one and the same person exist in two or...
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