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Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954

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22Powers of appellate courts.N.I.

Where an enactment provides that an appeal against any decision or determination of a court, tribunal, authority or person (in this section called “the original tribunal”), may be brought to any court, that court (in this section called “the appellate court”) may, for all purposes of and incidental to hearing or determining such appeal, exercise all the powers, authority and jurisdiction of the original tribunal and, in addition, may—

(a)confirm, reverse or vary the decision or determination of the original tribunal;

(b)remit the appeal or any matter arising thereon to the original tribunal with such declarations or directions as the appellate court may think proper; or

(c)make such order as to costs and expenses as the appellate court may think proper;



it shall be the duty of the original tribunal to have regard to all such declarations and to obey all such directions, if any, as may be given by the appellate court pursuant to paragraph ( b); and


orders made by the appellate court shall have the like effect and may be enforced in like manner as orders made by the original tribunal.

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