There is no prescribed statute of limitations in New South Wales, unlike many other states in the United States. As a matter of fact, there is no limitation period for ‘indictable offences’ in our state – those that can be finalized in a higher court, such as the District or Supreme Court.
What Happens If You Are Not Arraigned Within 72 Hours?
You will be released if charges are not filed within 72 hours of your arrest, but the State still reserves the right to file charges later, as long as the charges are filed within the statute of limitations.
Which Crimes Do Not Have Statute Of Limitations?
Statutes of limitations do not apply to some crimes. Murder, for instance, usually does not have any. In many states, there is no law that prohibits sexual or violent crimes against minors. Crimes involving public funds may not have a statute of limitations in some states.
Do Crimes Expire?
There are different limitations periods for different crimes, ranging from two (2) to twenty (20) years. Crimes of this severity have a longer limitation period. An assault that is more serious than simple will expire in five (5) years, while an assault that is more serious than simple will expire in twenty (20) years.
Has 72 Hours To Be Arraigned?
While the Supreme Court has ruled that initial appearances and probable cause hearings must be held within 48 hours of arrest, many jurisdictions still provide a 72-hour period for arraignments. As a result, defendants arrested over the weekend are able to be arraigned within a short period of time.
What Happens If You Are Not Arraigned Within 72 Hours In Michigan?
In the event of an arrest, the person must be brought before a judge within 48 hours (72 hours on a week-end) for an arraignment, at which point the judge will most likely release the person on bond. In the case of a dangerous arrest, the judge can keep the person in jail if he or she considers the arrested person too dangerous to be released.