Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

Transfer of trials in criminal cases by judge of the Circuit Court.

26.—(1) A judge of the Circuit Court may, if he thinks fit, transfer the trial of a criminal issue from the place in his circuit where it is required by law to be held to any other place in that circuit, and, in that event, the trial shall be held at the place to which it is transferred with a jury drawn from the jury district or other area prescribed for trials by the Circuit Court sitting in the latter place.

(2) An order of a judge of the Circuit Court under subsection (1) of this section—

(a) may be made only on the application of the Attorney General or an accused person,

(b) may provide for matters ancillary or incidental to the transfer, and

(c) shall be final and unappealable.