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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 563
563 Nolle prosequi
(1) A Crown Law Officer may inform any court, by writing under the officer’s
hand, that the Crown will not further proceed upon any indictment, or in
relation to any charge contained in any indictment, then pending in the court.
(2) A Crown prosecutor or a person appointed by the Governor in Council to
present indictments in any court of criminal jurisdiction may inform that
court, by signed writing, that the Crown will not further proceed upon any
indictment, or in relation to any charge contained in any indictment, then
pending in that court.
(3) When such information is given to the court the
accused person is to be discharged from any further proceedings upon that
indictment or charge.
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