Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015

Section 396(7) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 is under Section 396 (Time for raising certain objections, day-to-day trial and adjournments), Part 37 (Trials by way of information) of the Act. It states:

(7) Notwithstanding the provision of any other law to the contrary, a Judge of the High Court who has been elevated to the Court of Appeal shall have dispensation to continue to sit as a High Court Judge only for the purpose of concluding any part-heard criminal matter pending before him at the time of his elevation and shall conclude the same within a reasonable time:

Provided that this subsection shall not prevent him from assuming duty as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.


Credit: https://www.policinglaw.info/assets/downloads/2015_Administration_of_Criminal_Justice_Act.pdf

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