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Courts Act 1971

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57(1)In the Criminal Appeal Act 1968—

(a)for the words " a court of assize or quarter sessions" wherever they occur (sections 10(1), (2), 11(2)) substitute the words

the Crown Court.

(b)for the words " at assizes or quarter sessions" wherever they occur (sections 10(2), (3), 24(2)(b), 39(3)) substitute the words

before the Crown Court.

(2)For section 46(2) of the said Act substitute—

(2)Rules made by virtue of this section shall be made by the Crown Court rule committee.This sub-paragraph shall not invalidate any rules previously made.

(3)In section 51(1) of the said Act for the definition of the judge of the court of trial substitute— " the judge of court of trial" means, where the Crown Court comprises justices of the peace, the judge presiding.

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