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RIGHT TO PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION

WHEN  SHOULD  THE  RIGHT  TO  PRELIMINARY  INVESTIGATION  BE INVOKED?

> The  accused  should  invoke  it  before  plea,  or  else,  it  is  deemed waived

IF  THE  COURT  DENIES  THE  INVOCATION  OF  THE  RIGHT  TO PRELIMINARY  INVESTIGATION,  WHAT  IS  THE  REMEDY  OF  THE ACCUSED?

> He must immediately appeal it to the appellate court  
> He cannot raise later the issue for the first time on appeal
 

IF  THE  COMPLAINT  OR  INFORMATION  IS  AMENDED,  SHOULD  A NEW PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION BE CONDUCTED?

> No, unless the amended complaint or information charges a NEW offense
 

IF THE  NEW  COMPLAINT  OR  INFORMATION  IS  SUBSTITUTED, SHOULD A NEW PI BE CONDUCTED?

> Yes