Johnny Depp's wife has been ordered to face an Australian court in November

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Photo: Jason Merritt/ Getty Images for Art of Elysium.

Hollywood actress Amber Heard, wife of Johnny Depp, has been ordered to face a Queensland court in November after her lawyers obtained a two-month adjournment on today’s court hearing.

Heard is facing charges of illegally bringing two Yorkshire terriers — Pistol and Boo — into Australia in May, violating local biosecurity laws.

The actress was not present in the Southport magistrates court this morning, instead being represented by her barrister, Paula Morreau, of Ashurst lawyers in Sydney.

Morreau asked the magistrate to grant an adjournment in her absence as she was facing “simple offences”.

Heard has been ordered to appear again on November 2.

If found guilty she could face up to 10-years jail and a fine of up to $100,000.

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