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Background and simplified outline

                   The following is background to, and a simplified outline of, this Division:

•       This Division sets out procedures to be followed during criminal proceedings in the Court relating to certain indictable offences.

•       This Division does not confer jurisdiction on the Court in relation to indictable offences. Other provisions need to have done this.

•       This Division does not set out all of the procedures to be followed during these criminal proceedings. It is supplemented by procedures set out in the Rules of Court, and also by procedures set out in:

               (a)     State and Territory laws; and

              (b)     Rules of Court of State and Territory courts;

       as applied by sections 68, 68B and 68C of the Judiciary Act 1903 .

•       The procedures set out in this Division include procedures about the following:

               (a)     preparing, amending and filing indictments;

              (b)     pre-trial hearings and disclosure;

               (c)     empanelling and discharging juries;

              (d)     pleas and verdicts;

               (e)     persons committed to the Court for sentencing.

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