Criminal law – Charge. The written charge could be regarded as issued only when the document comprising the written charge was completed, with all relevant details and in the form needed for service. Accordingly, the Divisional Court, in dismissing the appellant's appeal by way of cases stated against his conviction for speeding, rejected the appellant's argument that that proceedings could not be 'issued' unless and until the relevant document (the written charge) was in the public domain, at least, to the extent that it had left the relevant prosecutor's office