—(1) The prosecution and the accused shall attend a criminal case disclosure conference as directed by a court for the purpose of settling the following matters:
the charge that the prosecution intends to proceed with;
whether the accused intends to plead guilty or claim trial to the charge; and
the date for the holding of a committal hearing.
(2) If the accused intends to plead guilty to an offence other than an offence punishable with death, the court shall fix a date for a committal hearing to be conducted in accordance with section 178(1).
(3) If the accused intends to plead guilty to an offence punishable with death, or intends to claim trial —
the court shall fix a date for a committal hearing; and
the prosecution must file in court the Case for the Prosecution and serve a copy of this on the accused and every co-accused, if any, not less than 7 days before the date fixed for the committal hearing.
(4) The Case for the Prosecution filed under subsection (3)(b) must contain the following:
the charge which the prosecution intends to proceed with at the trial;
a list of the names of the witnesses for the prosecution;
a list of exhibits that are intended by the prosecution to be admitted at the trial;
the statements of witnesses which are intended by the prosecution to be admitted under section 179(1); and
any statement made by the accused at any time and recorded by an officer of a law enforcement agency under any law, which the prosecution intends to adduce in evidence as part of the case for the prosecution.