81 Appeals
81 Appeals

(1)     The Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c 19) is amended as follows.

(2)     In section 33 (right of appeal to [Supreme Court]), after subsection (1A) there is inserted—

“(1B)     An appeal lies to the [Supreme Court], at the instance of the acquitted person or the prosecutor, from any decision of the Court of Appeal on an application under section 76(1) or (2) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (retrial for serious offences).”

(3)     At the end of that section there is inserted—

“(4)     In relation to an appeal under subsection (1B), references in this Part to a defendant are references to the acquitted person.”