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Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975

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228Right of appeal

A person convicted may appeal under this Part of this Act to the High Court—

(a)against his conviction on any ground of appeal which involves a question of law alone ;

(b)with the leave of the High Court or upon the certificate of the judge who presided at the trial that it is a fit case for appeal, against his conviction on any ground of appeal which involves a question of fact alone or a question of mixed law and fact or on any other ground which appears to the High Court or to the judge to be a sufficient ground of appeal;

(c)with the leave of the High Court, against the sentence passed on his conviction unless the sentence is one fixed by law:

Provided that a person sentenced to preventive detention within the meaning of section 21 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1949 may appeal to the High Court against such sentence without such leave.

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