Definitions for "First Appearance"
the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"
See "Debut."
A more common term for debut.
The initial appearance of an arrested person before a judge to determine whether or not there is probable cause for his or her arrest. Generally the person comes before a judge within hours of the arrest. Also called initial appearance.
See initial appearance.
(also initial appearance) An appearance before a Provincial Court judge that entails the process whereby the charge is read to the accused. At this stage in the criminal-justice process, bail may be set or pre-trial release arranged.