Appeal and judicial review

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Trial in absence The issue for the court in R v Okedare was whether it was prepared to entertain applications for leave from those whose whereabouts were...

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This Practice Note explains how to appeal to the Crown Court against a sentence imposed by the magistrates’ court. It may be read in conjunction with Practice Note:...

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The interests of justice test The single test for allowing an appeal against conviction is whether the conviction is unsafe. If the grounds of appeal...

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This Practice Note explains the right of defendants who have been convicted in criminal proceedings to appeal against their convictions in the magistrates’ court to the...

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There are procedural requirements that practitioners must be aware of when appealing sentences imposed in health and safety cases to the Crown Court or to the Court of...

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A confiscation order constitutes a sentence for the purposes of appeal. Accordingly, the defendant may appeal against the making or the amount of the order...

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Challenging a decision which is wrong in law or in excess of jurisdiction Under the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980, s 111 (MCA 1980) and section 28(1) of the Senior Courts...

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This Practice Note explains the conduct and progress of appeals made to the Court of Appeal Criminal Division (CACD) under the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015...

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General rule on costs The general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the event. However, pre-emptive cost orders...

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Statutory basis for an appeal against conviction in the Crown Court Section 1 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (CAA 1968) provides two routes to appeal a conviction in the...

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Reopening final determinations of the Court of Appeal Criminal Division The Court of Appeal Criminal Division has an inherent jurisdiction in rare cases to reopen a...

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Draft Judgement Following any appeal hearing where the court reserves judgement and indicates that judgement is to be handed down at a later date, it...

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Administrative court review of criminal proceedings Judicial review is a process by which the courts exercise a supervisory jurisdiction over the exercise of public...

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Judicial review is the process by which the lawfulness of the decisions, acts or omissions of public bodies are challenged in the High Court. Judicial review...

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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further guidance, see Practice...

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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages in a judicial review...

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