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Magistrates Court - Who Represent the Magistrate and Prosecution?

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by scott walker, 14 July 2014.

  1. scott walker

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    Hello, I was just wondering who does the magistrate represent in an Australian Magistrates Court and who do the prosecution represent in the same court?
    Thank you for your reply in advance.
     
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    The prosecutor represents the State and on behalf of the State will try to show to the court that the defendant committed an offense as charged. The magistrate as a member of the judiciary will hear evidence in local courts and must try to ensure justice is administered fairly
     
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