17 Appeals to High Court
17 Appeals to High Court

(1)     In section 22(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c 80) (extension of power of High Court to grant, or vary conditions of, bail)—

(a)     after “Where” there is inserted “ (a)”, and

(b)     after “proceedings,”, in the second place where it occurs, there is inserted

“and

(b)     it does so where an application to the court to state a case for the opinion of the High Court is made,”.

(2)     The inherent power of the High Court to entertain an application in relation to bail where a magistrates' court—

(a)     has granted or withheld bail, or

(b)     has varied the conditions of bail,

is abolished.