|TITLE 12. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 8: Dismissal
§ 801. Dismissal by Attorney General or district attorney.
§ 802. Dismissal by court.
The Attorney General or the district attorney may by leave of court file a dismissal of an information, or complaint, or citation and the prosecution shall thereupon terminate. Such a dismissal may not, however, be filed during the trial without the consent of the accused.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 491; TT Code 1970, 12 TTC 351; TT Code 1980, 12 TTC 351.
If there is unnecessary delay in bringing an accused to trial, the court may dismiss an information, or complaint, or citation.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 492; TT Code 1970, 12 TTC 352; TT Code 1980, 12 TTC 352.