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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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6(1)Rules of court may be made—

(a)for determining the cases in which the powers of the Court of Appeal under section 41 and this Schedule may be exercised by a judge thereof;

(b)for prescribing the persons before whom and the manner in which a recognizance shall be entered into, or other security given, where bail is granted to a person under paragraph 3 or 4 pending an appeal under section 41 from a decision of the High Court or Court of Appeal, and the manner in which any such recognizance or security may be enforced;

(c)for authorising the recommittal of any person to whom bail is granted.

(2)A defendant who is detained pending an appeal under section 41 shall not be entitled to be present on the hearing of the appeal or of any proceedings preliminary or incidental thereto except where an order of the House of Lords or rules of court authorise him to be present or where that House or the court below, as the case may be, gives him leave to be present.

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