Charge Sheet/ Citations

Charged with a crime citation

Before the court case, you will receive a citation or letter giving you a date for the case to start. This citation is a formal notice to attend court as a witness or defendant.

Click here for more about the citation and what to do. The term is often used interchangable with “charge sheet”.

In both a criminal and children’s hearing court case, if you do not turn up, the court can issue you with a summons or issue a warrant for your arrest. If you are worried about giving evidence, you should speak to the person who has cited you to be a witness.



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