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PART 6DISCLOSURE

Appeals

153Appeals

(1)The prosecutor may appeal to the High Court against—

(a)the making of a section 145 order under section 145(7),

(b)the making of a section 146 order,

(c)the making of a restricted notification order,

(d)the making of a non-attendance order,

(e)the refusal of an application for a non-notification order,

(f)the refusal of an application for an exclusion order, or

(g)the refusal of an application for a section 145 order.

(2)The accused may appeal to the High Court against the making of—

(a)an exclusion order under section 144(4),

(b)a section 145 order,

(c)a section 146 order, or

(d)a non-attendance order.

(3)The Secretary of State may appeal to the High Court against—

(a)the making of a section 146 order under section 146(11),

(b)the refusal of an application for a restricted notification order,

(c)the refusal of an application for a non-attendance order, or

(d)the refusal of an application for a section 146 order.

(4)If special counsel was appointed in relation to an application for a non-notification order, special counsel may appeal to the High Court against the making of—

(a)the non-notification order, or

(b)a section 145 order in relation to the same item of information.

(5)If special counsel was appointed in relation to an application for a restricted notification order, special counsel may appeal to the High Court against the making of—

(a)the restricted notification order, or

(b)a section 146 order in relation to the same item of information.

(6)An appeal must be lodged not later than 7 days after the decision appealed against.

(7)The prosecutor is entitled to be heard in any appeal under this section.

(8)The accused is entitled to be heard in an appeal under—

(a)subsection (1)(a) or (g) or (2)(b) unless—

(i)a non-notification order has been made, or

(ii)an exclusion order has been made,

(b)subsection (1)(b), (2)(c) or (3)(a) or (d) unless—

(i)a restricted notification order has been made, or

(ii)a non-attendance order has been made,

(c)subsection (1)(d), (2)(d) or (3)(c) unless the court, on the application of the Secretary of State, excludes the accused from the hearing,

(d)subsection (1)(f) or (2)(a) unless the court, on the application of the prosecutor excludes the accused from the hearing.

(9)The Secretary of State is entitled to be heard in an appeal under subsection (1)(b), (c) or (d), (2)(c) or (d) or (5).

(10)In this section—