76 Application to Court of Appeal
76 Application to Court of Appeal

(1)     A prosecutor may apply to the Court of Appeal for an order—

(a)     quashing a person's acquittal in proceedings within section 75(1), and

(b)     ordering him to be retried for the qualifying offence.

(2)     A prosecutor may apply to the Court of Appeal, in the case of a person acquitted elsewhere than in the United Kingdom, for—

(a)     a determination whether the acquittal is a bar to the person being tried in England and Wales for the qualifying offence, and

(b)     if it is, an order that the acquittal is not to be a bar.

(3)     A prosecutor may make an application under subsection (1) or (2) only with the written consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.