Sending for trial (S.51 Crime and Disorder Act 1998)

You are being sent for trial to the Crown Court sitting at ………… for the following offences:

  • [State indictable only offences first.
  • State any related either-way or summary offences.]

You will attend there on ………… for [a preliminary hearing] [plea and case management hearing] [a plea and trial preparation hearing].

[Deal with bail/remand as appropriate]

[Note: A person charged with murder must be remanded in custody to appear before the Crown Court as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event, within 48 hours of tomorrow’s date. Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Day, Good Friday and Bank Holidays are excluded.]

Unconditional bail
Conditional bail
Remand in custody pre-conviction (either-way & indictable offence)