271 Appeals
271 Appeals

(1)     In section 9 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c 19) (appeal against sentence following conviction on indictment), after subsection (1) there is inserted—

“(1A)     In subsection (1) of this section, the reference to a sentence fixed by law does not include a reference to an order made under subsection (2) or (4) of section 269 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 in relation to a life sentence (as defined in section 277 of that Act) that is fixed by law.”.

(2)     In section 8 of the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 (c 20) (right of appeal from court-martial to Courts-Martial Appeal Court) after subsection (1) there is inserted—