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SECTION 210.47
Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal in misdemeanor cases in superior court
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE I, ARTICLE 210
§ 210.47 Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal in misdemeanor cases

in superior court.

Upon or after the arraignment in a superior court upon an indictment
where the sole remaining count or counts charge a misdemeanor offense,
and before the entry of a plea of guilty thereto or commencement of a
trial thereof, the court, upon motion of the people or the defendant and
with the consent of the other party, or upon the court's own motion with
the consent of both the people and the defendant, may order that all
proceedings be suspended and the action adjourned in contemplation of
dismissal, in accordance with the provisions of section 170.55 of this
chapter.