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Criminal Proceedings etc. (Reform) (Scotland) Act 2007

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18(1)In section 177(3) (procedure where appellant in custody) of the 1995 Act, the words “, after hearing parties,” are repealed.

(2)In section 180 (leave to appeal against conviction etc.) of that Act—

(a)in subsection (9)—

(i)in paragraph (a), for the words “not less than seven days before the date fixed for the hearing of the appeal” there is substituted “within 14 days of the date of intimation under subsection (10) below”,

(ii)in paragraph (b), for the words “not less that seven days before” there is substituted “within 14 days of”,

(b)after that subsection there is inserted—

(9A)The High Court may, on cause shown, extend the periods of 14 days mentioned in subsection (9) above..

(3)In section 187 (leave to appeal against sentence) of that Act—

(a)in subsection (8)—

(i)in paragraph (a), for the words “not less than seven days before the date fixed for the hearing of the appeal” there is substituted “within 14 days of the date of intimation under subsection (9) below”,

(ii)in paragraph (b), for the words “not less that seven days before” there is substituted “within 14 days of”,

(b)after that subsection there is inserted—

(8A)The High Court may, on cause shown, extend the periods of 14 days mentioned in subsection (8) above..

(4)In section 201(4) (power of court to adjourn case before sentence) of that Act, the words “, after hearing parties” are repealed.

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