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§15A‑627.  Submission of bill of indictment to grand jury by prosecutor.

(a)        When a defendanthas been bound over for trial in the superior court upon any charge in theoriginal jurisdiction of such court, the prosecutor, unless he dismisses thecharge under the terms of Article 50 of this Chapter, Voluntary Dismissal bythe State, or proceeds upon a bill of information, must submit a bill ofindictment charging the offense to the grand jury for its consideration.

(b)        A prosecutor maysubmit a bill of indictment charging an offense within the originaljurisdiction of the superior court. (1973, c. 1286, s. 1; 1975,c. 166, s. 27.)