(1) This section applies where a judge makes a ruling in relation to a trial on indictment at an applicable time and the ruling relates to one or more offences included in the indictment.
(2) The prosecution may appeal in respect of the ruling in accordance with this section.
(3) The ruling is to have no effect whilst the prosecution is able to take any steps under subsection (4).
(4) The prosecution may not appeal in respect of the ruling unless—
(a) following the making of the ruling, it—
(i) informs the court that it intends to appeal, or
(ii) requests an adjournment to consider whether to appeal, and
(b) if such an adjournment is granted, it informs the court following the adjournment that it intends to appeal.
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