The practice of standing down charges falls within the court's discretion

03 Dec 2019

It was recently clarified in Lim Chit Foo v PP [2019] SGCA 70 that the practice of standing down criminal charges falls within the Court’s duty to supervise and manage criminal proceedings.
 
This article examines the reasoning expounded by the Court of Appeal in this decision.

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