All cases estimated to last longer than three days listed to start before the end of April 2020 will be adjourned. These cases will be kept under review and the position regarding short trials will be revisited as circumstances develop and in any event next week.
The LCJ also advised that as events unfold, decisions will be taken in respect of all cases awaiting trial in the Crown Court.
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