Meaning of full committal in English:

full committal

noun

  • 1Law
    A hearing at which a bench of magistrates consider a prosecution case in full (including witness testimony) so as to decide if there is a case to answer; compare committal hearing .

  • 2Law Scots Law
    The second appearance in court for an accused person remanded in custody at an earlier committal.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Justice of Peace.