Definitions for "Committal"
A procedure in the magistrates court where the court hears evidence in relation to an indictable offence in order to decide whether the matter should be sent to a higher court• Criminal Courts• Duty Lawyer• Justices of the Peace
the official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
sending someone to a court (usually from a magistrates' court to the Crown court) or to prison;
Keywords:  crime, act
The act of committing, or the state of being committed; commitment.
the act of committing a crime