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When a Magistrate's Complaint concludes

If you are the complainant, your Magistrate’s Complaint process may be withdrawn or dismissed in any of the following circumstances:

  • The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) decides to take over the case and prosecute the respondent.
  • The respondent receives a stern warning from the AGC or police for the offence.
  • The magistrate deems that your complaint does not reveal an offence, based on the results of the inquiry by the magistrate or report by the police.
  • You and the respondent reach an amicable settlement.
  • You do not attend a hearing or mediation session.
  • You withdraw the complaint.
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