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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-632



Local Criminal Rules; Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition—Procedure Upon Refusal to Accept the Conditions; CP-23-MD 525-14

[44 Pa.B. 1870]
[Saturday, March 29, 2014]

And Now, this 4th day of March, 2014, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that the existing Delaware County Local Criminal Rule 175(c) is rescinded and shall be renumbered as Delaware County Local Criminal Rule 317(1) Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition—Procedure Upon Refusal to Accept the Conditions in accordance with the language set forth as follows. Said Rule shall go into effect thirty (30) days after Publication in the Pennsylvania Law Bulletin.

Delaware County Local Rule 317(1). Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition—Procedure Upon Refusal to Accept the Conditions.

 (1) Notice: If the District Attorney does not recommend a defendant for Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, the District Attorney shall notify defendant and his/her attorney, in writing, of that decision. Written notice of the decision shall also be sent to the trial judge. Upon the judge's receipt of such notice, the judge shall schedule a pre-trial conference to be held approximately 30 days from the date of the notice. Notice of the pre-trial conference date shall be sent by regular mail from the court to the defendant, defendant's counsel, the District Attorney and the Court Administrator. The defendant and his/her attorney must appear at said pre-trial conference.

 In the event the defendant fails to appear at the pre-trial conference, a bench warrant will be issued and bail will be revoked.

 Any prior order or rule issued by this court inconsistent with the rule herein adopted and the same is hereby repealed.

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-632. Filed for public inspection March 28, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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