Hi, I wanted to find out. I am defendant...

Asked by Sboniso on 03-02-2021 17:51:32
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal

Hi, I wanted to find out. I am defendant in civil case and now the matter has been set down for trial on the roll. Suddenly the Applicant now is asking for postponement of trial date due to covid lockdown. Anything I can do to stop Applicant from going forward with notice to postpone trial date and reinstatement on another date? 

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 04-02-2021 15:53:13

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The applicant would bring an application to postpone the case. You can defend the application and give reasons why the case shouldn't be postponed. The judge would then decide what happens.

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