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Rule 154. Trial of complaints together

The judge may order that two or more complaints be tried together if the offense arose out of the same facts and circumstances, regardless of the number of defendants. In other cases, with the consent of the persons charged, the judge for convenience, may consolidate complaints for trial.

Whenever a traffic case is related to a criminal case filed and cognizable in the Territorial Court, in that it arose out of the same facts and circumstances, the said traffic case may, by order of the judge of the territorial court, be consolidated for trial with such criminal offense on the criminal calendar of the territorial court.--Amended Apr. 9, 1970.

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