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If this happens, then the magistrate must recuse himself, and advise that he cannot deal with the case at all. This is a clear conflict of interest and apparent bias - it would result in the appeal court overturning anything that happened on the case.
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No, your answer was entirely adequate. I have to appear in a magistrates court on 14/03, and I believe the Chairman of the Bench will be one of my clients.