When a Magistrate's Complaint concludes
If you are the complainant, the court can close your case 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.