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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 378

Summary conviction or dismissal bar to indictment

    (1)     A conviction on a charge disposed of summarily under section 374, section 375 or section 375AA, has the same effect as a conviction on indictment for the offence would have had and a person who is so convicted is not afterwards liable to prosecution for the same cause.

    (2)     The dismissal by a court of an information heard and determined by the court under section 374, section 375 or section 375AA has the same effect as an acquittal of the person charged in a trial on indictment.

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